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Type: galaxy (in cluster), S
Mag: B=14.8, V=?
Size: 0.912′ x 0.676′
Synonyms: H III-283
Discovered in 1785 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "vF, vS."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 15.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads R,LBM,HISB,S.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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