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Type: galaxy (in group), S0
Mag: B=13.3, V=?
Size: 1.949′ x 1.819′
Synonyms: H I-108
Discovered in 1785 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "cB, vL, iR, preceding a very bright star."
Observations with the 72-inch f/8.8 speculum telescope at Birr Castle noted "Oct. 3, 1856. S, F, R, bM, has nucleus."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads E,R,BM.
Steve Coe, using a 13.1" f/5.6, notes: ""NGC 467 Pretty faint, pretty small, not much brighter in the middle, little elongated 1.5 X 1 in PA 135."
Observing site: Syria, Va
[1h 19m 12s, 3° 18m 0s] N 467 is small with a compact nucleus.
Observing site: Little Bennett Regional Park
[1h 19m 12s, 3° 18m 0s] A 2x3' galaxy, elongated NW to SE. A spiral? Fairly bright, compared to the other galaxies seen tonight. MNRAS, 1991: Face on SO.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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