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RA: 19h 16m 32.4s
Dec: −40° 12′ 32″
Con: Corona Australis
Ch: MSA:1454, U2:410, SA:22
Type: galaxy, S0
Mag: B=13.5, V=?
Size: 1.698′ x 1.479′
Discovered by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope with an 18-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He recorded it as "vF, S, R, pslbM."
Paturel, G., Petit, C., Kogoshvili, N. et al. (1991) An extragalactic data base. IV. Errors and misprints in catalogues of galaxies. Astrophys.J.Suppl.Ser., 91(3), 371.
NGC 6768 = MCG –7-39-10.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a galaxy. Their coded description reads E,BM,COM SP CLOSE.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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