NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 9:39:8.0
Declination: +34:0:22
Constellation: LMI
Visual Magnitude: 12.6

Historic Information

Discoverer: Herschel J.
Year of discovery: 1828
Discovery aperture: 18.3


Summary description: F, pL, vlE 0°, vglbM
Sub-type: Sc

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 2942 17.5" (3/12/94): faint, round, moderately large, 2.0' diameter, very weakly concentrated, halo reaches 2/3 of the way to a mag 14 star just 1.4' W of center. A mag 11.5 star is 3.0' ESE and a mag 12 star lies 4.6' WNW.