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RA: 12h 44m 29.46s
Dec: +13° 29′ 53.6″
Con: Coma Berenices
Ch: MSA:724, U2:194, SA:14
Type: galaxy, S0a
Mag: B=13.3, V=?
Size: 1.778′ x 1.288′
Synonyms: H II-127
Discovered in 1784 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "F, vS, R, lbM, r."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads SLEL,LBM,HISB,*NR SP.
POSS: gx in pa N-S (a bit diffuse). m10 * at 1'.4 in pa205.
13cm - f but just vis N of m9.5 *. vsm. 14Jun1983, USNO.
30cm - 125x: well, & evenly concen, about 1'.1 diam. *ar nuc just stands out
of center. lies only 1' N of m9.5 *: seems a little elong N-S, but *
may be culprit. 14Jun1983, USNO.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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