NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 4:42:14.5
Declination: -20:26:5
Constellation: ERI
Visual Magnitude: 11.7

Historic Information

Discoverer: Stone
Year of discovery: 1885
Discovery aperture: 26.3


Summary description: vF, pS, E 40°, gbM
Sub-type: SBab

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 1640 13.1" (1/18/85): fairly faint, elongated WSW-ENE, bright core, faint stellar nucleus. Forms an equilateral triangle with two mag 11.5 stars 2.0' SSE and 2.0' WSW of center.