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RA: 16h 26m 8.53s
Dec: +48° 21′ 59.5″
Ch: MSA:1117, U2:80, SA:8
Type: galaxy, S
Mag: B=13, V=?
Size: 1.548′ x 1.047′
Synonyms: H II-690
Discovered in 1787 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "F, pL, iF, gbM."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads R,BM,HISB,DIFARM P).
POSS: pair 3'.1 SW = 1621.2+4836 (1900); vf pair 3'.2 ESE: m13.8,14.2;
15cm - fairly f @ 50x. 140x: 1'x0'.8, elong SE-NW, fat oval w/nrly rectangular
ends. mod broad concen, no well-def core or nuc. lies 3' NE of
m9.5,11.2 pair. vf pair 4' E. BS, 4Jul1989, Anderson Mesa.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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