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Mag: B=15, V=?
NGC 6466 is correctly identified in CGCG as CGCG 278-030. RC1 and RC2 followed Carlson who has incorrectly equated this to NGC 6478. Swift's full description pins down the correct object: "eF, vS, R; bet 2 sts which with 2 others form a cross like cross in Cygnus. Neb placed as gamma Cygni." The top of Swift's cross is to the west, and the galaxy is placed exactly as he says it is.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 15.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads E,R,BM.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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