NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 4:37:36.1
Declination: -4:42:57
Constellation: ERI
Visual Magnitude: 13.4

Historic Information

Discoverer: Swift L.
Year of discovery: 1886
Discovery aperture: 16.0


Summary description: vF, pS, mE ns, n of 2
Sub-type: Sb

Corwin's Notes

===== NGC 1628. See NGC 1619.

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 1628 17.5" (1/23/93): fairly faint, fairly small, edge-on 4:1 NNW-SSE, 1.5'x0.4', weak concentration. A mag 12 star is 2' WNW. NGC 1627 lies 10' S. The photographic descriptions of NGC 1627 and NGC 1628 are reversed in the RNGC.