NGC/IC Project Restoration Effort

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Basic Information

Location and Magnitude

Right Ascension: 9:36:59.8
Declination: +65:56:28
Constellation: UMA
Visual Magnitude:

Historic Information

Discoverer: Herschel J.
Year of discovery: 1832
Discovery aperture: 18.3


Summary description: eF, S, psbM
Sub-type: *2

Corwin's Notes

===== 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.