NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 9:42:11.4
Declination: +4:40:25
Constellation: SEX
Visual Magnitude: 12.7

Historic Information

Discoverer: Stephan
Year of discovery: 1884
Discovery aperture: 31.0


Summary description: vF * in vF, lE neb, F * p 30"
Sub-type: SBbc

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 2966 17.5" 1/31/87): fairly faint, fairly small, elongated WSW-ENE, unusual appearance. A mag 13 star is attached at the NW end 30" from center and a faint star is west of the core.