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Type: galaxy, Sa
Mag: B=?, V=?
Size: 1.737′ x 1.122′
Discovered by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope with an 18-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He recorded it as "F, S, R, psbM, 10 arcseconds." On a second occassion he called it "eF, R, glbM, 20 arcseconds."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a galaxy. Their coded description reads 24-ALMSTEL,DIFAPPP&F.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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