NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 9:45:41.4
Declination: +4:56:29
Constellation: SEX
Visual Magnitude: 12.9

Historic Information

Discoverer: Stephan
Year of discovery: 1884
Discovery aperture: 31.0


Summary description: eF, S, iF, sev vF st inv
Sub-type: Sab

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 2987 17.5" (3/25/95): faint, fairly small, elongated 2:1 NW-SE, weak even concentration to a small brighter core and a faint stellar nucleus. A mag 15 star is 1.4' SE.