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Type: galaxy, Sb...
Mag: B=12.73, V=12
Size: 1.584′ x 1.548′
Discovered by Sir John Herschel, who described it in the NGC as pretty faint, pretty small, slightly elongated PA 90o, pretty suddenly a little brighter towards the middle.
Table IV: eF, close 2-br spiral.
Shapley, H. & Paraskevopoulos, J.S. (1940) Southern clusters and galaxies. Harvard Obs. Bull., No.914, 6-8.
De Vaucouleurs (1956) "Survey of bright galaxies south of -35° declination", Mem. Mount Stromlo, No. 13. (photographic study, plates taken with the 30-inch Reynolds reflector, 20-inch diaphragm).
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 12.5 mag galaxy.
This faint barred spiral galaxy in Pavo glows at magnitude 12.7 and spans 1.9' by 1.8' It appears like a faint, round ball of light. Its appearance remains featureless when observed with larger instruments.
Alldays (22.50S, 20.12E, 770m).
12-inch f/10 SCT (218x, 346x)
Round, slowly getting brighter to a strong but not overwhelming bright nucleus. Minute star on the western side with a tri-angle of brighter stars south. It is not much more than 1.5x1.5. Brightest star is an 8Magnitude star 8' to the north in a bare star field.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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