NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 9:43:46.1
Declination: +36:10:47
Constellation: LMI
Visual Magnitude: 14.0

Historic Information

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


Summary description: eF, pS, iR, vlbM
Sub-type: SBb

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 2971 17.5" (4/18/98): very faint, small, irregularly round, 30" diameter, weakly concentrated. A mag 11 star lies 7' W. Located 6.8' SE of NGC 2965 in a group.