NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 9:43:31.0
Declination: +31:58:39
Constellation: LEO
Visual Magnitude: 13.6

Historic Information

Discoverer: Herschel J.
Year of discovery: 1828
Discovery aperture: 18.3


Summary description: F, nf of 3
Sub-type: E1

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 2970 24" (2/22/14): fairly faint, small, slightly elongated, ~24"x20", sharp concentration with a very small bright nucleus. Faintest in a nearly collinear triplet with NGC 2968 5' SW and NGC 2964 11' SW. 13.1" (2/23/85): very faint, very small, even surface brightness. Third and faintest of three on a line with NGC 2968 5.1' SW.