NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 9:43:8.6
Declination: -10:22:59
Constellation: SEX
Visual Magnitude: 12.3

Historic Information

Discoverer: Herschel W.
Year of discovery: 1786
Discovery aperture: 18.7


Summary description: pF, pS, vlE, psbM
Sub-type: Sa

Corwin's Notes

===== NGC 2979 = NGC 3050, which see.

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 2979 17.5" (4/15/93): moderately bright, moderately large, elongated 2:1 SSW-NNE, 1.5'x0.8', weak concentration. Located 5.5' SSW of a mag 10.5 star.