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Location and Magnitude
Right Ascension: 9:43:19.1
Visual Magnitude: 13.4
Discoverer: Herschel W.
Year of discovery: 1788
Discovery aperture: 18.7
Summary description: eF, vS, R, bM, r
17.5" (4/18/98): fairly faint, elongated 4:3 ~E-W, 1.2'x0.8', gradually increases to a brighter and nucleus with direct vision. Located 3.5' NNE of a mag 11.5 star. Brightest in a group including CGCG 181-084 5.5' WSW and NGC 2971 6.8' SE (see descriptions), although fainter companions off the south side were not seen.