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NGC 5795

NGC 5795, LEDA 53402

RA: 14h 56m 19.5s
Dec: +49° 23′ 56″

Con: Bo÷tes
Ch: MSA:585, U2:78, SA:7

Ref: SIMBAD

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Type: galaxy

Mag: B=15.01, V=?

Size: ?
PA: ?

History and Accurate Positions for the NGC/IC Objects (Corwin 2004)

NGC 5795. Once again, Swift's description in his original paper provides the correct identification: "vF; pS; eE; spindle; pB * close to p end; [N5794, N5797, N5804, N5805] in field." This pinpoints the galaxy 1 deg, 10' north of Swift's position. The description is correct in every respect except that the star is superposed on the following end. The position of the galaxy, (which is MCG +08-27-035 = UGC 09617 = CGCG 248-029) is 14 54 39.5 +49 35 58 (measured with respect to SAO 045288).

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Sulentic & Tifft (1973)

The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 14.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads EON,BM,*SUP F END.

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Steve Coe

Steve Coe, using a 13" f/5.6, notes: "Faint, pretty small, much elongated (2.5X1) in PA 75 and somewhat brighter in the middle at 135X."

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