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NGC 67

NGC 67, LEDA 1185, MCG+05-01-064, VV 166f, GC 32

RA: 00h 18m 12.18s
Dec: +30° 03′ 20.1″

Con: Andromeda
Ch: MSA:150, U2:89, SA:4

Ref: SIMBAD, Skiff20080430-M

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Type: galaxy, E

Mag: B=15.7, V=?

Size: 0.389′ x 0.316′
PA: 10°

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

NGC 67 is the westernmost and faintest of at least seven nebulae found by LdR in what we now call the NGC 68 group. His fine sketch, published in his 1861 monograph, clearly shows that the object that most of us have been calling NGC 67A is, in fact, the object LdR sketched as one of the nebulae. The object we've been calling NGC 67 is shown on LdR's sketch as a star. So, I've reassigned NGC 67 to the correct galaxy to properly reflect the history.

The other NGC objects in the group (N68, 69, 70, 71, 72, and 74) are brighter and have been correctly identified in the major catalogues.

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Sulentic & Tifft (1973)

The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 15.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads STEL,IN GRP.

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