NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 4:41:36.4
Declination: -1:48:30
Constellation: ERI
Visual Magnitude: 12.0

Historic Information

Discoverer: Herschel W.
Year of discovery: 1786
Discovery aperture: 18.7


Summary description: F, pL, lE
Sub-type: SB0

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 1638 18" (11/22/03): moderately bright, moderately large, elongated 5:3 WSW-ENE, 1.5'x0.9'. Sharply concentrated with a bright 30" core which increases to the center. UGC 3127 lies 22' SW. 13" (12/18/82): fairly faint, fairly small, elongated 3:2 WSW-ENE. Evenly lit halo with a very small bright core.