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NGC 1889

NGC 1889, LEDA 17196, MCG-02-14-014, GC 1097

RA: 05h 22m 35.3s
Dec: −11° 29′ 48″

Con: Lepus
Ch: MSA:302, U2:270, SA:11

Ref: SIMBAD

(reference key)

Type: galaxy, E...

Mag: B=14, V=?

Size: ?
PA: ?

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Historical observations

Ellery, R.L.J. (1885) Melbourne Observations

Recorded in "Observations of the Southern Nebulae made with the Great Melbourne Telescope".

See the discussion of Lithograph M.3.28 for the details.

Published comments

Arp (1966)

Together with NGC 1888 listed as No. 123 in Arp's "Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies" (Astrophysical Journal Supplement, vol. 14, 1966.) He remarks "faint parallel feature on opposite side from SO galaxy."

Helwan Obs. Bulletin No 22 (1921)

! pB 2' long, mE 145deg; spiral seen edgewise with suggestion of absorption and no nucleus; 20'' n.f. its centre there appears to be a vS, vB globular nebula, unsymetrically placed with regard to the spiraal and having no connection with it. See Pub. Lick Oby., Vol 13. The PA is wrongly given as 60deg.

Sulentic & Tifft (1973)

The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 14.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads R,BM,SLDIF,VCLOSE 88.

Modern observations

Steve Gottlieb

M-02-14-014 & Arp 123

05 22.6 -11 30

13: faint, extremely small, round. Forms a contact pair with much brighter

N1888. Located just E of the N end of N1888.

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