NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 10:46:45.8
Declination: +11:49:12
Constellation: LEO
Visual Magnitude: 9.3

Historic Information

Discoverer: Mechain
Year of discovery: 1781
Discovery aperture: 3.0


Summary description: vB, vL, lE, vsvmbM, r
Sub-type: SBab

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 3368 17.5" (2/28/87): very bright, fairly large, elongated NW-SE, 5'x3.5', small bright core, stellar nucleus. Brightest in the Leo group (M96 Group) with M95 40' WSW. 13.1" (2/25/84): very bright, small bright nucleus. 8" (3/28/81): bright, fairly large, slightly elongated.