NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 9:47:14.7
Declination: +67:55:3
Constellation: UMA
Visual Magnitude: 10.2

Historic Information

Discoverer: Herschel W.
Year of discovery: 1801
Discovery aperture: 18.7


Summary description: B, vL, mE 152°, st inv
Sub-type: Sc/P

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 2976 17.5" (2/8/91): bright, large, elongated 5:2 NW-SE, 4.5'x2.0', large brighter center but no core, mottled with an irregular patchy surface brightness. A mag 13 star is at the west edge 1.0' from the center and a mag 14 star is just off the NW edge 2.6' from center. 8": moderately bright, fairly large, elongated, even surface brightness.