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RA: 14h 09m 57.42s
Dec: +17° 32′ 43.4″
Ch: MSA:696, U2:152, SA:14
Type: galaxy (radio), E
Mag: B=13, V=12
Size: 2.4′ x 1.9′
Synonyms: H III-032
Discovered in 1784 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "vS or nebulous double star, verified 240 power."
(Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads E,R,BM,COM 1'FO.
Coe, using a 13" f/5.6, notes: "Pretty faint, pretty small, round and much bright in the middle at 165X. There are two very faint companions one to the north and one to the south."
15cm - mod f @ 80x, among sev m12-13 *s. 140x: circ, 1'.2 diam, or ~sep to m12.5
* at 1'.2 in pa260. mod-strong even concen to br core and occas vis *ar
nuc. BS, 7Jun1991, Anderson Mesa.
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