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RA: 13h 29m 27.06s
Dec: +16° 49′ 34.1″
Con: Coma Berenices
Ch: MSA:698, U2:195, SA:14
Type: galaxy, S0:
Mag: B=14.3, V=?
Size: 1.348′ x 0.954′
Synonyms: H III-071
Discovered in 1784 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "three small stars with suspected nebulosity, 240 power left some doubt."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 14.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads SO),SLEL,SBM,*CONTSF.
POSS: 6'.3 from br * in pa220. m14 * 18" from center in pa144. looks like
there is * off-center to NW ~8".
30cm - lies 7' SSW of m7 * nr -72. vsm but w/hisfcbr. forms close pair w/m14
* 30" SE. elong N-S, 40"x20". not much concen, but w/a distinctly
sparkling maj axis and elong core. a rel br *ar nuc (or *?) is off-
center to N. 4Jun1983, USNO.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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