NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 4:44:34.7
Declination: -8:28:42
Constellation: ERI
Visual Magnitude: 14.6

Historic Information

Discoverer: Swift L.
Year of discovery: 1885
Discovery aperture: 16.0


Summary description: eeF, pS, v diffic, II 523 sp
Sub-type: S0

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 1648 17.5" (1/23/93): extremely faint, very small, round, requires averted vision. A mag 11 star 3.3' SSW forms the vertex of a right triangle with NGC 1646 4.2' SW and 56 Eridani (V = 5.9) 7.4' WSW.