NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort
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Location and Magnitude
Right Ascension: 21:3:33.6
Visual Magnitude: 11.3
Discoverer: Herschel W.
Year of discovery: 1784
Discovery aperture: 18.7
Summary description: pB, cS, R, psbM, pB * np
13.1" (7/20/85): fairly bright, fairly large, elongated NNW-SSE, dominated by a bright core containing a faint stellar nucleus. A mag 9.5 star (BD+29 4291) lies just off the north edge 1.8' from center. Located less than 2¡ SE of the bright eastern section of the Veil nebula!