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Location and Magnitude
Right Ascension: 9:40:41.6
Visual Magnitude: 13.2
Year of discovery: 1877
Discovery aperture: 31.0
Summary description: vF, pS, R, vlbM
17.5" (4/13/96): faint, fairly small, slightly elongated SSW-NNE. Broad and weak concentration with a fairly low surface brightness. A mag 12.5 star lies 4' WSW. "Frosty Leo" nebula lies 13' NW. Observation made through thin clouds.
17.5" (3/25/95): fairly faint, fairly small, 40" diameter, round, very weak concentration. A mag 12 star lies 4.3' WSW.