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RA: 03h 35m 16.66s
Dec: −35° 13′ 34.3″
Ch: MSA:401, U2:355, SA:18
Type: galaxy (in cluster), S0
Mag: B=12.02, V=?
Size: 2.691′ x 2.454′
John Herschel recorded it as "vB, pL, lE, gmbM, the 2nd of three." These three objects are NGC 1373, NGC 1374 and NGC 1375.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 12.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads E,R,BM.
De Vaucouleurs (1956) "Survey of bright galaxies south of -35° declination", Mem. Mount Stromlo, No. 13. (photographic study, plates taken with the 30-inch Reynolds reflector, 20-inch diaphragm).
= E358-023 = M-06-08-029
B, vS, R, vmbM.
03 35.3 -35 14
13: fairly bright, round, bright core. In a close trio with N1375 2' S and
N1373 4.8' NW. Member of the Fornax cluster.
Steve Coe, observing with a 13" f/5.6, notes: "Pretty faint, pretty small, round, gradually brighter middle at 100X."
AJ Crayon, using an 8" f/6 Newtonian, notes: "is an elliptical galaxy. It is 12m in a northerly position angle at 60X"
33cm plate: -73 is 4'.8 NW.
RC2: -75 is 2'.4 S.
15cm - mod f @ 80x. 140x: sl elong E-W, but ~1' diam w/mod sharp concen to br
*ar nuc. BS, 17Nov1993, LCO.
25cm - br w/*ar nuc, smoothly brtr across center. more-or-less circ, 0'.75
diam. BS, 25Jan1982, Anderson Mesa.
30cm - circ, 0'.6 diam w/sm core. no nuc. sl faint(?). -75 3' S.
Observing site: Fall Star Party
[3h 35m 18s, -35° 14' 0"] A small galaxy, a nucleus surrounded by a halo.
Sky Conditions:The fainter parts of the Milky Way are barely visible.Haziness only visible on the horizon.Atmosphere stable with little interference.
This galaxy has s small circular like shape which looks like a tennis ball seen at 57x and 75x.This galaxy's circular like almost looks like an out of focus snowball.The nucleus is fairly compact in this galaxy and that this galaxy is seen as a faint smudge of light.This galaxy measures 2.2'x 2.2'.Chart No.200, NSOG Vol.1.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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