NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 9:38:5.1
Declination: +9:37:2
Constellation: LEO
Visual Magnitude: 13.6

Historic Information

Discoverer: Tempel
Year of discovery: 1877
Discovery aperture: 11.0


Summary description: vF, S, 5' n of h 614
Sub-type: E-S0

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 2940 17.5" (2/20/88): faint, small, irregularly round, small bright core. Forms a pair with NGC 2939 5' S.