NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 9:44:56.6
Declination: +31:5:53
Constellation: LEO
Visual Magnitude: 13.6

Historic Information

Discoverer: Oppenheim
Year of discovery: 1886
Discovery aperture: 12.0


Summary description: vF
Sub-type: SBbc

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 2981 17.5" (4/18/98): very faint, small, round, 30" diameter, weak concentration. A mag 12 star lies 1.0' SE of center. Observation through thin clouds.