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Type: galaxy (in cluster), Sc
Mag: B=13.7, V=?
Size: 3.235′ x 1.737′
NGC 5162 = NGC 5174. Swift's RA is 1 minute of time too small. Once that is corrected, his detailed description, "vF, pL, eE [not lE as in the NGC]; an eeF * at each focus of ellipse; B * in field sp; F * nr nf" is an exact match to NGC 5174 (which see). The bright star (WH's comparison star for NGC 5174), the star northeast, and the faint star involved to the south were also noted by JH and (the northeast star) by Dreyer with LdR's 72-inch.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 15.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads EON,DIFDSK,STELNUC.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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