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Type: galaxy, E...
Mag: B=13.2, V=?
Size: 1.949′ x 1.412′
NGC 6411, found by d'A, was helpful in pinning down the identification of NGC 6410 (which see).
...correction to the previous post: exactly one star near the galaxy has been measured by Harold Corwin and colleagues (1996 AJ 111, 722) in their last compilation of McDonald aperture photometry for galaxies. The star 1'.0 SW of the galaxy center, GSC 4199-1208, was measured twice by the group. The average values are: V=12.76, B-V=1.07. The R magnitude, suitable for unfiltered CCDs, would be close to R=12.18. Note that you will have to be careful about the 'sky' measurement to compensate for the background light of the galaxy in order to use this star. \Brian
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads E,R,BM.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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