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Type: galaxy, SBc
Mag: B=14.8, V=?
Size: 1.412′ x 0.87′
Synonyms: H III-763
Discovered in 1789 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "eF, S."
W. M. Worssell, in Union Observatory Circular No 20 (1914), comments on objects seen on photographic plates taken with the Franklin-Adams Star-Camera. He notes: "Looked for and found; is 14 mag. NGC 5632 not found."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 15.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads SC,R,DIF,STELNUC.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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