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RA: 17h 15m 44.56s
Dec: +29° 24′ 13.5″
Ch: MSA:1179, U2:115, SA:8
Type: galaxy, SBb
Mag: B=15.3, V=?
Size: 1.862′ x 0.616′
NGC 6330 is half a degree north of Swift's position. The galaxy there (CGCG 321-013) matches his description, and his note "... nearly between 2 stars" fits, too. Though I've not checked all the history on this object, I think that CGCG is the first to suggest the identity.
Bigourdan's observation, mentioned in the IC2 notes, is for a star 36 seconds east and 1.3 arcmin north of Swift's nominal position.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 15.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads EL,BM,FSSTRSUSP.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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