IC 3088
DSS image of IC 3088
Overlaid DSS image of IC 3088, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around IC 3088

Type  Star
Right Ascension  12h 16' 28.3"  (2000)
Declination  9° 27' 32" N
Constellation  Virgo
Observing Notes

Harold Corwin

IC 3088 is another star in the triangle that also includes IC 3085 (which see). Schwassmann's position falls within 10 arcsec of the star, and his description (vF, vS, li[ke] * 14) is appropriate for it. Wolfgang takes the third star in the triangle 25 arcseconds north as the IC object. While I think that this is less likely, it is perhaps possible. It may be that both stars are involved in Schwassmann's object. We'd have to look at his plate, but it may no longer exist.
IC Notes by Harold Corwin
Other Data Sources for IC 3088
Associated objects for IC 3088
Nearby objects for IC 3088

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IC 3088