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Type: galaxy, Sc
Mag: B=12.7, V=?
Size: 2.754′ x 2.398′
Synonyms: H II-574
Discovered in 1786 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "F, S, lE, resolvable, preceding 2 very considerably small stars."
Two supernovae erupted in this galaxy; 1952 (17.9p), 1954 (12.0p)
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 12.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads IRRR,DIF,MBM,DKLNS VPCHY&KNY.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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