NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 9:39:1.6
Declination: +17:1:32
Constellation: LEO
Visual Magnitude: 14.0

Historic Information

Discoverer: Marth
Year of discovery: 1864
Discovery aperture: 48.0


Summary description: vF, S, E
Sub-type: SB?

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 2946 24" (2/22/14): at 375x appeared fairly faint, fairly small, elongated 5:2 SSW-NNE, 25"x10", weak concentration. Located 6.9' due east of NGC 2943 (brightest in the group WBL 229-004). 17.5" (3/29/89): extremely faint, very small, elongated N-S. Located 6.7' E of NGC 2943 in a group. On a line with three mag 14 stars just SE oriented NNW-SSE.