NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort
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Location and Magnitude
Right Ascension: 9:50:21.4
Visual Magnitude: 10.4
Discoverer: Herschel W.
Year of discovery: 1785
Discovery aperture: 18.7
Summary description: vB, cL, R, psmbM, * inv f
17.5" (4/4/92): bright, moderately large, irregularly round, gradually increases to a very bright well-defined core, stellar nucleus. The faint outer halo extends to 2.0' diameter reaching a mag 12.5 star at the east edge of the halo 1.0' from center. NGC 3027 lies 25' ESE.
8": moderately bright, bright core, fairly large.