NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 9:42:33.2
Declination: -3:41:57
Constellation: SEX
Visual Magnitude: 10.9

Historic Information

Discoverer: Herschel W.
Year of discovery: 1785
Discovery aperture: 18.7


Summary description: B, cS, iR, bM, * 9 sp 43"
Sub-type: E4

Corwin's Notes

===== NGC 2974 is also NGC 2652, which see. Also see NGC 3382 where NGC 2974 may figure in the identification of this questionable object.

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 2974 13.1" (4/29/84): moderately bright, fairly small, elongated 3:2 SW-NE, 1.4'x0.7', diffuse, even surface brightness. A mag 10 star is superimposed at the southwest end 0.7' from the center.