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RA: 12h 59m 2.03s
Dec: +28° 06′ 55.8″
Con: Coma Berenices
Ch: MSA:653, U2:108, SA:7
Type: galaxy (emission-line), Sp
Mag: B=15.5, V=?
Size: 0.512′ x 0.426′
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 15.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads R,ALMSTEL,COMA.
Steve Coe, observing with a 13" f/5.6, notes: "Pretty bright, pretty small, much brighter middle, an almost stellar nucleus in the center and very much elongated 4 X 1 in PA 20. This is a nice lens shaped galaxy at 135X."
NGC 4858 & NGC 4860
RC2: positions imply 34" sep.
30cm - -60 is 45" diam (pretty lg for Coma cl), evenly concen to indistinct core and f nuc. -58 vf, seen only occas w/averted vis. BS, 23Jun1984, USNO.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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