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RA: 16h 12m 58.08s
Dec: −36° 13′ 46.1″
Ch: MSA:1442, U2:374, SA:22
Type: planetary nebula
Mag: B=?, V=?
Discovered by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope with an 18-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He recorded it as "pF, R, vgvlbM, 1', with left eye slightly mottled, but not resolved."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 14.0 mag planetary nebula.
Steve Coe, observing with a 17.5" f/4.5 at 100X, notes: "Pretty bright, large, round, not brighter in the middle, greenish at 165X. The magnitude given for this object is 14, I estimate it to be much brighter, approximately 12th mag.
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