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RA: 16h 59m 26.45s
Dec: +49° 55′ 17.7″
Ch: MSA:1116, U2:80, SA:8
Type: galaxy, S
Mag: B=13.7, V=?
Size: 1.122′ x 1.047′
Synonyms: H III-728
Discovered in 1788 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "vF, cS, iR."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads R,BM,DKLNSUSP PCHY BRIGHTNESS DIST.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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