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RA: 13h 03m 50.01s
Dec: +28° 11′ 6.9″
Con: Coma Berenices
Ch: MSA:653, U2:109, SA:7
Type: galaxy (in cluster), Sab
Mag: B=13.3, V=?
Size: 1.479′ x 0.512′
Synonyms: H II-395
Discovered in 1785 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "F, S."
A supernova erupted in this galaxy in 1973 (17.0v)
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads EON,BM,HISB,COM NR F.
Photo Index by Jim Lucyk: Sky&Tel. 5/74 p313.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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