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RA: 16h 27m 41.01s
Dec: +39° 22′ 57.8″
Ch: MSA:1137, U2:80, SA:8
Type: galaxy (in cluster), E
Mag: B=15.5, V=?
Synonyms: H II-647
Discovered in 1787 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "F, S, iF. The time inaccurate."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 15.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads E,R,BM,COM N&SFO.
POSS: vf halo in pa75.
25cm - pretty f, located on N side of two br *s aligned N-S. sm 20" circle.
f *ar center. lies 2' NW of top * of two br ones; on NE forming long-
tailed Y is m13.5 *, in comparison to which gx is close to m14.0
visually. BS, 23May1982, Anderson Mesa.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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