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RA: 13h 18m 25.77s
Dec: +31° 28′ 7.4″
Con: Canes Venatici
Ch: MSA:652, U2:109, SA:7
Type: galaxy (emission-line), Sap
Mag: B=14.7, V=?
Size: 0.794′ x 0.467′
Synonyms: H III-309
Discovered in 1785 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "eF, vS."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 14.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads R,BM,DIFPERIPH,DPCHS.
POSS: m13 *s 5'.5 NNE; two others 4'-5' ENE. can't find anything nrby
corresponding to 25cm obs.
15cm - nope.
25cm - barely noticeable btwn two m11.5 *s about 5' E&W, which form triangle
with another m11.5 * S. *ar nuc w/little halo. [possibly wrong obj?]
30cm - jeez! vf & sm. 30" diam w/f *ings around or in center. three m13 *s lie
3'.5-4'.5 NNE, two m13 *s lies 3' E. gx lies 9' SSE of m8 *. no get 25cm
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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