NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 9:39:55.1
Declination: +16:47:4
Constellation: LEO
Visual Magnitude: 14.4

Historic Information

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


Summary description: vF, double?
Sub-type: S0

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 2949 17.5" (3/29/89): extremely faint, very small, very low surface brightness, visible with averted only. Located at the east end of the NGC 2943 group. This observation may refer to PGC 27573 (8' S of NGC 2949), which MCG and PGC misidentify as NGC 2949.