NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 9:38:59.2
Declination: +6:57:21
Constellation: LEO
Visual Magnitude: 12.9

Historic Information

Discoverer: Herschel W.
Year of discovery: 1786
Discovery aperture: 18.7


Summary description: vF, pL, vgbM
Sub-type: SBbc

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 2948 17.5" (4/15/93): fairly faint, fairly small, elongated 2:1 SSW-NNE, 1.2'x0.7', weak concentration. A mag 14.5 star is just off the east edge of the south extension 0.9' from center. Located between a mag 9.5 star 4.0' SW and wide pair of mag 11/13 stars 3' NE.