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Type: galaxy (in pair), Sc:r
Mag: B=14.56, V=13.81
Size: 2.398′ x 2.398′
Discovered by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope with an 18-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He recorded it as "vF, R, 40 arcseconds." On a second occassion he called it "F, R, glbM, 30 arcseconds."
Galactic and Extragalactic Studies, III. Photographs of thirty southern nebulae and clusters. Proc. N.A.S., 26, 31-36.
"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); List II, p 68-73.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a galaxy.
Photo Index by Jim Lucyk: Cat.of South.Peculiar Gal.and Ass. Vol 2 (Arp&Madore, 1987) p11.1.
15cm - much smlr/fntr than -35, vf @ 80x. 140x: m14 * on W side, 30" diam, mod broad concen. BS, 10Nov1993, LCO.
12-inch f/10 SCT (218x, 346x)
Can see both with care, NGC 6935 display a featherless round haze. However I had to blink my eye to see NGC 6937 the fainter one which look somewhat more oval about 4' towards the SE.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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