|Size||0.92' x 0.699' @ 20°|
|Right Ascension||4h 57' 17.1" (2000)|
|Declination||15° 17' 20" S|
|Description||vF, vS, R, bMN, *13 inv|
IC 2108 = NGC 1710. Bigourdan measured an object near NGC 1710 which he thought was a nova. This appeared as the 261st of his new nebulae, so received an IC number. Later, before preparing his big table for publication, he received the list of micrometrically-measured nebulae from Leander McCormick Observatory. There, he found that his nova is identical to NGC 1710.
He also measured a faint star nearby which he labels simply "Nova" in his big table. However, he appends a note saying, "This nebula was at first taken to be NGC 1710; the measures later published by L. McCormick [sic] show that NGC 1710 = 261 Big."― IC Notes by Harold Corwin
|60 Eridani||HCG 32||HD 31414|
|HD 31726||HD 31925||IC 2104|
|IC 400||NGC 1686||NGC 1730|
|PK215-30.1||R Eridani||R Leporis|
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