NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort
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Location and Magnitude
Right Ascension: 9:36:59.8
Discoverer: Herschel J.
Year of discovery: 1832
Discovery aperture: 18.3
Summary description: eF, S, psbM
NGC 2909 is a double star about 30 arcsec following JH's position. Several
observers have suggested other identifications for it, but nothing else in
the area is as convincing. See also NGC 4512 for more on the sweep in which
JH found this object.