|NGC 1719: Galaxy (Orion) RA: 04h 59.6m / DEC: -00° 15'.7|
Instrument: 10-inch Starfinder
NGC 1719 is another faint little galaxy in Orion. Its photographic magnitude is 14.5, indicative of a visual magnitude of about 13.5. The drawing at left renders the view in the 10-inch Starfinder at 129X. NGC 1719 shows a 1' diameter profile amidst a field of 26 stars. The brightest star is 8.0 magnitude HD 32024, which shines 11' northeast of NGC 1719. A close pair of 12th magnitude GSC stars lie 6' due east of the spiral galaxy.
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