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RA: 13h 42m 23.49s
Dec: +29° 49′ 29.1″
Con: Canes Venatici
Ch: MSA:651, U2:110, SA:7
Mag: B=15.4, V=?
Size: 0.63′ x 0.63′
This galaxy was discovered by Stephan with the "0.8m silvered glass Reflector at Marseilles", and is described in the NGC as "faint, small, round, gradually much brighter in the middle."
Barbieri, C. et al. (1979) Investigation of galaxies from Vorontsov-Vel'yaminov's second Atlas. Astron. & Astrophys. Supp. Ser., 37, 559-574.
Also known as VV 543, it is described by Barbieri et al. from careful examination of photographic plates as follows: "A spherical diffuse galaxy with diameter 36"; a faint condensation 22" north east and another one 13" south; some patches west; another spheroidal galaxy 90" north with a star 6" south west. 2 ellipticals + patches (S?)"
p 567, Table 2: Photographic Observations, apparent major axis in arcseconds = 36.
(Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 15.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads E,R,BM,DIFCOM NR PR.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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