NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 9:47:16.1
Declination: +22:5:21
Constellation: LEO
Visual Magnitude: 13.1

Historic Information

Discoverer: Herschel J.
Year of discovery: 1827
Discovery aperture: 18.3


Summary description: F, S, R, bM, nf of 2
Sub-type: S0

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 2994 17.5" (4/15/93): fairly faint, fairly small, elongated 3:2 NW-SE, weak concentration. Forms the western vertex of an isosceles triangle with a mag 12.5 star 2.9' ENE and a mag 12 star 3.1' SE. In a trio with NGC 2991 and NGC 2988 7.5' SW.