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RA: 16h 27m 41.2s
Dec: +40° 55′ 36.3″
Ch: MSA:1137, U2:80, SA:8
Type: galaxy (in cluster), E
Mag: B=14.8, V=?
Size: 1.949′ x 1.659′
Synonyms: H II-652
Discovered in 1787 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "F, pL, resolvable."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 15.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads E,R,BM,*CLOSE NFO.
POSS: some *s inv, 25cm obs okay. gx is sm E-type in pa60.
25cm - br, consp @ 50x, 2'.5x0'.3 in pa40, sl curved. irreg brtr to center with
clear m14 *ing on N side of brtst part, and a few other fntr ones.
interesting spindle. BS, 23May1982, Anderson Mesa.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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