NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 3:19:25.1
Declination: -13:59:21
Constellation: ERI
Visual Magnitude: 14.8

Historic Information

Discoverer: Stone
Year of discovery: 1886
Discovery aperture: 26.3


Summary description: eF, eS
Sub-type: E?

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 1290 17.5" (1/12/02): faint, very small, round, 20" diameter. Located 1.3' SE of a mag 13.5 star. Forms a pair with NGC 1295 9' due east. The identifications of NGC 1290 and NGC 1295 are reversed in the RNGC.