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Type: galaxy (in pair), S:
Mag: B=13.4, V=?
Size: 0.891′ x 0.588′
NGC 5541. See IC 4394.
Synonyms: H III-732
Discovered in 1788 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "vF, vS, lE."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads EL,HISB,SHORTAPP NF.
15cm - pretty f @ 80x. 140x: 15" diam w/wk even concen to brtr center. not
terribly interesting. BS, 17May1991, Texas Star Party.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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