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RA: 16h 25m 30.61s
Dec: +49° 50′ 24.3″
Ch: MSA:1117, U2:80, SA:8
Type: galaxy, SBa
Mag: B=14, V=?
Size: 1.737′ x 1.412′
Synonyms: H III-680
Discovered in 1787 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "vF, S, R, lbM, easily resolvable, near some small stars."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 14.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads R,BM,PD,SBSTRSUSP DIF RG,RG DST TO SOUTH.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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