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RA: 13h 48m 55.96s
Dec: +39° 59′ 7.9″
Con: Canes Venatici
Ch: MSA:608, U2:76, SA:7
Type: galaxy, S0a
Mag: B=13.7, V=?
Size: 2.29′ x 1.905′
Synonyms: H II-710
Discovered in 1788 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "F, S."
(Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads R,BM,EXTDIFHALO.
Tom Lorenzin, in the e-version of "1000+ The Amateur Astronomers' Field Guide to Deep Sky Observing", notes: "13M; 1.9'x 1.2' extent (N5313); an oblong SP GAL; N5311 (13.6M!) is 10' W of N5313; very, very faint! see S&T, vol.75-3,333 for photo; 30' to SSE is N5326 & Co.."
POSS: 9'.0 W of -13, past m12 *.
25cm - circ, 0'.6 diam, *ar nuc. in dk sky.
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