NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort
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Location and Magnitude
Right Ascension: 9:43:46.5
Visual Magnitude: 12.5
Discoverer: Herschel W.
Year of discovery: 1801
Discovery aperture: 18.7
Summary description: cB, pL, iF (place doubtful)
NGC 2977 was one of the galaxies found by WH on the night of 2 April 1801 for
which large, systematic errors exist in the position. See NGC 3752 for more
17.5" (1/28/89): moderately bright, fairly small, oval NW-SE, large bright core.