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RA: 20h 23m 44.9s
Dec: −19° 19′ 28″
Ch: MSA:1361, U2:343, SA:23
Type: galaxy, E/S0
Mag: B=12.51, V=?
Size: 2.454′ x 2.29′
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads E,R,BM,PEC),*ORCOMNR.
pB, S, R, mbM, ? globular nebula. A faint star just to the s. and a B. star is n.f.
Steve Coe, using a 13" f/5.6, notes: "Faint, small, elongated 2X1 in PA 45, somewhat brighter in the middle at 135X. A 10th mag star is on the NE edge."
15cm - what the catalogues don't tell is that there's a m11.5 * right on the
galaxy---right on the ecliptic, too, so possibly an asteroid. [Nope,
checked using ELGB's PLAST8 file June 1992. -BS] gx lies SSW of *,
spreads around it to 1'.2 diam. stronf even concen @ 140x to sm non*ar
center. can't tell much else due to *. BS, 8Sep1991, Anderson Mesa.
12-inch f/10 SCT (76x, 218x, 346x)
Easy seen, as a round glow, which is quite outstanding against the star field. Just slightly brighter nucleus, which does not show a boundary but not to small. A star of more or less 10Magnitude is situated on the northern hazy edge. The lovely string of very faint stars, string away to the north of the galaxy bare attention. A few bright stars can be seen to the south in the field of view.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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