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Type: galaxy, S...
Mag: B=12.86, V=?
Size: 2.454′ x 1.348′
Synonyms: H III-691
Discovered in 1787 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "cF, smbM, stellar."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads E,EL,BM,COM2'NF.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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