IC 2686
DSS image of IC 2686
Overlaid DSS image of IC 2686, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around IC 2686

Type  Star
Right Ascension  11h 17' 2.4"  (2000)
Declination  12° 57' 6" N
Constellation  Leo
Description  F, S, iF, att *14 sf
Observing Notes

Harold Corwin

IC 2686 is a star -- perhaps merged with a galaxy and/or a faint defect. The neighboring galaxy is barely visible on the print of the original photograph, and Wolf's position points directly at the star.

However, his note says "att[ached] star 14, sf, * meas." Either he made a mistake and meant to say "np" instead of "sf", or (as I suspect) there is a faint defect northwest of the star that enhanced its nebulous appearance.

In any event, I've listed the star in the table with the galaxy to the south- east as a possible part of the IC object.
IC Notes by Harold Corwin
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Associated objects for IC 2686
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IC 2686