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Type: galaxy (in cluster)
Mag: B=17, V=?
Size: 0.38′ x 0.338′
NGC 6147 is the middle (and faintest) of a line of three galaxies including N6145 and N6146 (the brightest). LdR's diagram shows all three, as well as another fainter galaxy that he mistook as a star.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 17.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads R,LBM,.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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