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RA: 13h 12m 11.74s
Dec: +44° 02′ 13.3″
Con: Canes Venatici
Ch: MSA:609, U2:76, SA:7
Type: galaxy (emission-line), Sc
Mag: B=13.2, V=?
Size: 5.888′ x 0.758′
Synonyms: H II-664
Discovered in 1787 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "pB, mE sp-nf, nearly in the meridian, 5' long, 0.75' broad."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads EON,BM,VFL.
Schmidt K.-H., Priebe A. & Boller T. (1993) Nearby galaxies. Revised machine-readable version of the catalogue. Astron. Nachr., 314, 371. [1993AN....314..371S]
Other names: "U8286,07-27-043". Inclination: (face-on, in degrees) 90 Total photoelectric blue mag 12.85 Total colour index .53 Logarithm of the angular diameter D25 (arcminutes) 1.78 Blue photographic magnitude 12.97 This galaxy is included in a sample of galaxies with velocity less than 500km/s with respect to the centroid of the Local Group. [Nearby Galaxies. Schmidt K.-H., Priebe A., Boller T. (Astron. Nachr. 314, 371 (1993))]
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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