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Type: galaxy, Sb
Mag: B=13.4, V=?
Size: 2.344′ x 1.096′
Synonyms: H II-755
Discovered in 1788 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "pB, pL, lE."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads S,EL,BM,PD.
Steve Coe, using a 13" f/5.6, notes: "Faint, pretty small, elongated 2 X 1 in PA 135 and little brighter in the middle at 100X. This is a low surface brightness galaxy."
15cm - mod f but modlosfcbr at NW end of chain of five *s, closest m13. fat oval
elong SE-NW, 1'.25x0'.8, or length ~sep of closest two *s in chain. wk
broad concen, no br core or nuc. BS, 15May1991, Texas Star Party.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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