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Type: galaxy, SBc
Mag: B=12.6, V=?
Size: 4.897′ x 3.981′
Synonyms: H III-740
Discovered in 1788 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "cF, pL, iE."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 12.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads BNUC,LOSBARMS,PD DK PCHS NUC.
15cm - lg losfcbr oval SE of m10.5 *. usually seems oval elong NE-SW, 4'x2'.5.
occas see SE-NW elong (core only?). mod broad concen to non*ar nuc,
some *ings, notably knot on NE edge. m10.5 * is off halo NW. BS,
2Jul1992, Anderson Mesa.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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