NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort
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Location and Magnitude
Right Ascension: 10:48:4.3
Visual Magnitude: 11.9
Discoverer: Herschel J.
Year of discovery: 1834
Discovery aperture: 18.3
Summary description: F, S, pmE 0°
18" (4/9/05): fairly faint, moderately large, edge-on, at least 7:2 N-S, ~2'x0.5', broad weak concentration. A faint star is at the north tip and a similar star is just beyond the southern extension. Located 9.4' NNW of mag 5.9 SAO HD 93657. The DSS image is similar to NGC 891 with a thin equatorial dust lane and bulging core.