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Type: galaxies (interacting), Sa
Mag: B=13.2, V=?
Size: 1.148′ x 1.148′
Synonyms: H II-419
Discovered in 1785 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "F, pL."
Together with NGC 5545 listed as No. 199 in Arp's "Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies" (Astrophysical Journal Supplement, vol. 14, 1966.) He remarks "spirals appear disturbed."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 14.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads E,R,BM,ALMSTELLAR.
Steve Coe, using a 13" f/5.6, notes: "Pretty faint, pretty small, round and not brighter in the middle at 135X. It is in contact with NGC 5545."
RC3: no mags
15cm - tff @ 80x. losfcbr. BS, 7Jun1991, Anderson Mesa.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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