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NGC 6574

NGC 6574, NGC 6610, MCG+02-46-010, LEDA 61536, GC 5897

RA: 18h 11m 51.1s
Dec: +14° 58′ 54″

Con: Hercules
Ch: MSA:1248, U2:204, SA:15


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Type: galaxy, SBbc

Mag: B=12.8, V=12

Size: 1.4′ x 1.1′
PA: 160°

History and Accurate Positions for the NGC/IC Objects (Corwin 2004)

NGC 6574 is probably also NGC 6610, which see.

Published comments

Sulentic & Tifft (1973)

The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads SLEL,HISB,DKLNSSUSP RI*FLD.

Modern observations

Brian Skiff

ApJ 156,501 has lg-scale photo (pair of photos there have different

orientation). sup pair in pa180 from center 32" apart.

UGC: pa160.

POSS: m12 *s 3'.75 sep implies 15cm size 1'.25x0'.8. m14.5 * 29" S of center. pair 2'.4 NE: m14,14; 15"; pa255.

15cm - barely.

- mod f @ 80x in *ry fld. fat oval halo 1'.5x1' in pa165. length = 1/3 sep of m12 *s NE & SE. m14.5 * sup w.in halo just W of maj axis S of center. modsfcbr, mod broad concen to mottled core. * SE is first of string of m12-14 *s leading SE from gx. vf m14 pair NE nr m12 * there. BS, 4Jul1989, Anderson Mesa.

25cm - mod br, circ, 1' diam. broadly brtr core w/*ar nuc occas vis. f halo poss elong about pa0.

30cm - lonesome gx: found from 71/72 Oph, N to Struve 2289 (7\deg), then E 1\deg to m7 *, then S to m9 dbl, finally 25' S and 30' W. not hard at 149x, appears circ. 238x: 1'.5x1' in pa160. circ broad core 1' across w/little concen.

- in rich fld w/many pairs. at 149x elong is indef, mod concen. 238x shows gx in pa0, 1'.1x0'.7 w/bulging core and pointed tips. f, m14.5 * 45" SSE in halo.

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