NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 9:43:41.1
Declination: -20:28:39
Constellation: HYA
Visual Magnitude: 11.8

Historic Information

Discoverer: Herschel W.
Year of discovery: 1785
Discovery aperture: 18.7


Summary description: F, pS, R, bM, r, stellar
Sub-type: SB0-a

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 2983 17.5" (2/28/87): fairly faint, bright substellar nucleus, faint halo 3:2 WSW-ENE. A very faint anonymous galaxy is 5.0' SSW. Located 7.1 SSE of mag 6.7 SAO 177893.