NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 4:45:48.4
Declination: -2:5:0
Constellation: ERI
Visual Magnitude: 13.4

Historic Information

Discoverer: Stephan
Year of discovery: 1881
Discovery aperture: 31.0


Summary description: F, S, R, lbM, r? p of 2
Sub-type: Sa

Steve's Notes

===== NGC 1654 17.5" (1/23/93): fairly faint, fairly small, round, broad mild concentration. Brighter of a pair with NGC 1657 4.6' E. Located 10' WSW of mag 9.0 SAO 131483. 13" (11/29/86): faint, small, oval slightly elongated ~E-W. NGC 1657 4.6' E not seen.