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RA: 16h 10m 10.85s
Dec: +16° 41′ 57.8″
Ch: MSA:1230, U2:200, SA:15
Type: galaxy, Sc
Mag: B=14.5, V=?
Size: 1.288′ x 0.645′
Synonyms: H III-074
Discovered in 1784 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "vF, S, verified with 240 power."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 14.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads S,EL,HISB,BARMS.
Buta & Corwin (1986, Ap.J.Supp 62, p255-281) lists NGC 6073 as a member of the Hercules Supercluster (CGCG Field 108).
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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