NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 9:43:11.9
Declination: -9:36:45
Constellation: SEX
Visual Magnitude: 13.0

Historic Information

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


Summary description: vF, pS, lE 0°, vglbM
Sub-type: SBc

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 2980 17.5" (4/15/93): fairly faint, moderately large, elongated 2:1 NNW-SSE, broad weak concentration. Pair with NGC 2978 8' S.