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RA: 11h 44m 13.89s
Dec: +57° 56′ 53.7″
Con: Ursa Major
Ch: MSA:560, U2:47, SA:2
Type: galaxy, S0:
Mag: B=12.7, V=?
Size: 1.584′ x 0.63′
Synonyms: H II-831
Discovered in 1790 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "pB, vS, lE."
Shapley, H. & Paraskevopoulos, J.S. (1940) Southern clusters and galaxies. Harvard Obs. Bull., No.914, 6-8.
(Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 12.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads EL,UHISB.
Observing site: Little Bennett Regional Park
[11h 44m 12s, 57° 57m 0s] A very faint face on (Sc?) there was only a very small nucleus. Burnham: Sc. The transparency was not good tonight. Heavy dew. This might have looked better in darker skies.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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