IC 3130
DSS image of IC 3130
Overlaid DSS image of IC 3130, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around IC 3130

Type  Double Star
Magnitude  
Right Ascension  12h 18' 49.7"  (2000)
Declination  8° 13' 59" N
Constellation  Virgo
Observing Notes

Harold Corwin

IC 3130 involves at least two stars, and probably a defect as well. It appears on Schwassmann's plate as "eF, pS, ?, 140 deg, li plan li". The last phrase decodes to "like an asteroid trail." The nominal position is between the two stars, and there are two other stars in the area which may also be part of the object that Schwassmann thought nebulous.
IC Notes by Harold Corwin
Other Data Sources for IC 3130
Nearby objects for IC 3130
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IC 3130