NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 9:43:46.5
Declination: +74:51:38
Constellation: DRA
Visual Magnitude: 12.5

Historic Information

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


Summary description: cB, pL, iF (place doubtful)
Sub-type: Sb

Corwin's Notes

===== 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 information.

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 2977 17.5" (1/28/89): moderately bright, fairly small, oval NW-SE, large bright core.