NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 4:45:47.5
Declination: -2:23:34
Constellation: ERI
Visual Magnitude: 12.0

Historic Information

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


Summary description: F, cS, R, lbM
Sub-type: E0

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 1653 13" (11/29/86): moderately bright, moderately large, round, broadly concentrated halo. The NGC 1654/NGC 1657 pair lies 19' N.