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Location and Magnitude
Right Ascension: 9:43:11.9
Visual Magnitude: 11.9
Discoverer: Herschel W.
Year of discovery: 1785
Discovery aperture: 18.7
Summary description: pB, pL, lE, vglbM, 2nd of 3
24" (2/22/14): at 260x appeared fairly bright, moderately large, elongated 5:3 SW-NE, 1.2'x0.7', sharply concentrated with a very bright, small elongated core. There appears to be a mottled or knotty section just northeast of the core.
13.1" (2/23/85): fairly faint, fairly small, elongated 3:2 SW-NE, weak concentration. Second of three on a line with NGC 2970 5.1' NE and NGC 2964 5.8' NW.