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Type: galaxy, SBr...
Mag: B=15, V=?
Size: 1.621′ x 1.071′
Discovered by John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope with an 18-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He recorded it as "very faint, round; 20 arcseconds. The first of a group of four." The galaxies in this group are NGC 5082, 5086, 5090 & NGC 5091.
A supernova erupted in this galaxy in 1958 (16.0p)
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a galaxy. Their coded description reads R,ALMSTEL,DIFWINGS.
POSS: 9'.0 in pa244 from br *.
15cm - fntr of two obvious gxs nr br *. this is 10' WSW of *. circ, 30" diam
with mod even concen @ 140x. fairly f @ 80x. BS, 3Mar1990, LCO.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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