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RA: 21h 22m 51.7s
Dec: +55° 27′ 51″
Ch: MSA:1088, U2:56, SA:3
Ref: NED, Corwin (2004)
Mag: B=?, V=?
IC 1378 may be the apparent cluster of stars that I've listed in the table. There is nothing else near that fits Espin's position, and his note that there are "some faint stars" is appropriate.
However, there is not the background of dense a Milky Way star field to reinforce the illusion of nebulosity (in fact, the "cluster" seems to sit in a void between Milky Way star clouds), so I'm not entirely convinced by the identification. Maybe there is a larger error of some sort in the position. Showing that, however, will have to wait until someone can look into Espin's original observing records.
See IC 1299 for more.
Ced 192 (IC 1378)
Position (1900): RA 22 20, Dec + 55 1
Spectrum of nebula: (not classified)
Classification: (not classified)
Size: (not given)
Notes: "IC 1378. Disc. Espin 1893 (253). R. Not identified."
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