NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 4:33:13.1
Declination: -4:10:19
Constellation: ERI
Visual Magnitude: 13.4

Historic Information

Discoverer: Stephan
Year of discovery: 1881
Discovery aperture: 31.0


Summary description: vF, vS, R, gmbM
Sub-type: S0-a

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 1612 17.5" (2/1/92): very faint, small, round, very faint stellar nucleus. Faintest of three with NGC 1613 6.5' SSE and NGC 1611 7.5' SSW. Member of the NGC 1600 group.