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RA: 14h 26m 33.27s
Dec: +56° 34′ 58.3″
Con: Ursa Major
Ch: MSA:570, U2:49, SA:2
Type: galaxy (Seyfert 2), S0/Sa
Mag: B=12.4, V=?
Size: 1.995′ x 1.995′
Synonyms: H I-236
Discovered in 1789 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "vB, S, irregularly round, bright irregularly resolvable nucleus, vgmbM."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 12.5 mag galaxy.
Tom Lorenzin, in the e-version of "1000+ The Amateur Astronomers' Field Guide to Deep Sky Observing", notes: "12.4M; 1.5' diameter; very soft and round with brighter center; small star nearby; brighter SP GAL N5585 1 degree W and a little N."
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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