NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 10:48:12.1
Declination: +28:36:7
Constellation: LMI
Visual Magnitude: 12.5

Historic Information

Discoverer: Herschel W.
Year of discovery: 1785
Discovery aperture: 18.7


Summary description: pB, pS, R, sbM
Sub-type: SBa

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 3380 17.5" (4/22/95): fairly faint, fairly small, elongated 3:2 ~N-S, 1.3'x0.8'. Gradually increases to a brighter core which rises suddenly to a quasi-stellar nucleus. A mag 14 star lies 2.1' ESE.