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RA: 13h 01m 22.86s
Dec: −30° 55′ 56.8″
Ch: MSA:891, U2:370, SA:21
Type: galaxy (Seyfert 2), SBc
Mag: B=14.6, V=?
Size: 1.862′ x 1.479′
Discovered by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope with an 18-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He recorded it as "vF, R, 30 arcseconds, attached to a star; the preceding of two." The other object is NGC 4905.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 15.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads VDIF,STELNUC.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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