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Type: galaxy, S...
Mag: B=13.8, V=?
Size: 1.38′ x 0.776′
Discovered by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope with an 18-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He recorded it as "eF, R, glbM, 30 arcseconds."
Bailey, examining a Bruce plate (Harvard Annals, Vol 72, No 2), describes it as "pretty bright, round, brighter in the middle, diameter 0.3'."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a unverified southern object.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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