NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 10:37:15.0
Declination: -41:37:38
Constellation: VEL
Visual Magnitude: 11.6

Historic Information

Discoverer: Herschel J.
Year of discovery: 1835
Discovery aperture: 18.3


Summary description: cF, pL, pmE, lbM
Sub-type: SBbc

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 3318 18" (2/19/09): faint, fairly small, irregularly round, 30" (probably the core only due to the low elevation), very weak concentration. A very faint star or stellar nucleus was glimpsed. Located 18' S of mag 7.0 HD 92057.