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RA: 16h 25m 10.42s
Dec: +40° 53′ 33.3″
Ch: MSA:1137, U2:80, SA:8
Type: galaxy (in cluster), E
Mag: B=13.8, V=?
Size: 1.318′ x 1.047′
Synonyms: H III-638
Discovered in 1787 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "vF, vS."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 14.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads E,R,BM.
POSS: * at pa80; gx in pa80.
15cm - vis @ 95x, hisfcbr, looking *ar w/m13.5 * on E (sim in brtness to gx).
BS, 23May1982, Anderson Mesa.
25cm - vis @ 50x. elong approx N-S, 0'.6x0'.4 growing smoothly brtr across
center w/more nrly circ core and f *ar nuc. BS, 23May1982, Anderson
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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