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Type: galaxy, Sb:
Mag: B=13.2, V=?
Size: 2.089′ 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, pL, lE, 1; long, 50 arcseconds broad." On a second occassion he called it "vF, E, lbM, 35 arcseconds long."
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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