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Type: galaxy, S...
Mag: B=13.1, V=?
Size: 1.862′ x 1.071′
Synonyms: H II-401
Discovered in 1785 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "pF, pL, vlbM, r, preceding 3 small stars."
Discovered by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope with an 18-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He recorded it as "pB, S, R, gbM, 18 arcseconds."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads S,HISB,TIW,DKLNS.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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