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RA: 15h 30m 0.84s
Dec: +12° 59′ 21.1″
Ch: MSA:716, U2:199, SA:15
Type: galaxy (HII), SBb
Mag: B=13, V=?
Size: 1.348′ x 1.288′
Synonyms: H II-130
Discovered in 1784 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "F, not S, iF, r."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads S,R,DKLNS NRNUC SHORT N ARM,NPD S ARM.
Steve Coe, observing with a 13" f/5.6, notes: "Pretty faint, pretty small, round, brighter in the middle at 100X. There is a lovely yellow-blue-blue triple star in the field of view."
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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