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RA: 15h 46m 53.26s
Dec: +17° 52′ 21.4″
Ch: MSA:691, U2:155, SA:15
Type: galaxy (in pair), SB+cG
Mag: B=13.2, V=?
Size: 3.801′ x 2.884′
Together with NGC 5996 listed as No. 72 in Arp's "Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies" (Astrophysical Journal Supplement, vol. 14, 1966.) He remarks "faint material from arm to and around companion. Opposite arm faint, sweeps around east of galaxy."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 15.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads SLEL,HISB,TIP OF 56.
Steve Coe, observing with a 13" f/5.6, notes: "Pretty faint, pretty small, elongated 1.5 X 1 in PA 20 and brighter in the middle at 135X. It is between two double stars."
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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