NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 4:32:3.3
Declination: -5:1:55
Constellation: ERI
Visual Magnitude: 14.9

Historic Information

Discoverer: Stoney J.
Year of discovery: 1849
Discovery aperture: 72.0


Summary description: eF
Sub-type: SB0-a

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 1606 17.5" (12/26/00): extremely faint, very small, round, ~15" diameter. Required averted and much harder to view than IC 373 which was just observed. Located 7' NE of NGC 1600 and 4.5' W of mag 7.6 SAO 131278 within the large NGC 1600 group.