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Type: galaxy (AGN LINER-type), SB0/Sa
Mag: B=11.9, V=?
Size: 2.754′ x 2.344′
Synonyms: H II-035
Discovered in 1784 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "pB mbM."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 12.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads SLEL,BM,HISB,FDIF RG.
This galaxy appears on page 9 of "The Hubble Atlas of Galaxies" by Allan Sandage (1961, Washington, DC).
Photo Index by Jim Lucyk: Hubble Atl.of Gal. (Sandage 1961) p9.
Tom Lorenzin, in the e-version of "1000+ The Amateur Astronomers' Field Guide to Deep Sky Observing", notes: "11.7M; 2' x 1.6' extent; small, bright oblong with much brighter center and stellar core; !good supernova prospect! see photo at HAG-9; 20' to E is DBL ST Struve 1648 (8" separation @ PA 040; 7.9-9.6M)."
Observing site: Little Tycho Observatory
[12h 29m 0s, 3° 34m 0s] A very faint smudge, in tonight's hazy skies. Best in the 18, and found only with the finder chart.
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