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RA: 12h 59m 48.7s
Dec: +27° 58′ 50″
Con: Coma Berenices
Ch: MSA:653, U2:149, SA:7
Type: galaxy cluster
Mag: B=13.5, V=10.7
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Dressler, A. (1980) A catalog of morphological types in 55 rich clusters of galaxies. Astrophys.J.Suppl.Ser., 42, 565-609.
Photo index by Jim Lucyk: Sky & Tel. 1/79 p13, Sky & Tel. 3/83 p211, Sky & Tel. 5/80 p367, Sky & Tel. 4/69 p227 (central part), Sky & Tel. 5/74 p311, Sky & Tel. 7/73 p13, Sky & Tel. 7/85 p22, Sky & Tel. 11/84 p399, Sky & Tel. 1/88 p17, Astronomy mag. 3/74 p10
Photo index by Jim Lucyk: Deep Sky #10 Sp85 p8
Also known as the Coma Galaxy Cluster, it can be seen in an 8-inch reflector. With a 2.5-inch refractor at 60x the two brightest members can be glimpsed.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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