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RA: 14h 31m 55.26s
Dec: −00° 22′ 1.1″
Ch: MSA:767, U2:242, SA:14
Ref: Corwin (2004)
Type: star (single)
Mag: B=?, V=?
NGC 5658. Discovered in 1853 by the then director of Harvard Observatory, George P. Bond, the nominal position is 14 29 22 -00 08 50. There is only a faint star at this position, and there are no galaxies nearby that would match Bond's description ("An elongated nebula, fainter than the above [NGC 5651], seen 1853 May 9." See NGC 5632 for more.
Bailey, examining a Bruce plate (Harvard Annals, Vol 72, No 2), describes it as "not seen."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 14.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads EON,BM.
Corwin, H. G. Jr, Buta, R. J. & De Vaucouleurs, G. (1994) "Corrections and additions of the Third Reference Catalogue of Bright Galaxies", Astron. J., 108(6), 2128.
"PGC 51957, Not = NGC 5658, which is a star."
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
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