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Type: galaxy, Sc
Mag: B=12.36, V=?
Size: 3.311′ x 1.584′
Discovered by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope with an 18-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He recorded it as "F, pL, R, glbM, 90 arcseconds." On a second occassion he called it "B, L, pmE, gbM, 2' long, 90 arcseconds broad."
Reynolds, J.H. (1921) The spiral nebulae in the zone –40° to –90° (from the Franklin-Adams Plates). MNRAS, 81, 598.
Table, p601. 4x2, pa 110; F, BN
De Vaucouleurs (1956) "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).
A supernova erupted in this galaxy in 1983 (18.0pg)
Sandage (1975(Astrophysical Journal, 202, 563-582) notes that this galaxy is a member of the NGC 7014 Indus Group. Members include NGC 7014, NGC 7038, ESO 286-G 42 & ESO 286-G 49.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 12.5 mag galaxy.
Photo Index by Jim Lucyk: Cat.of South.Peculiar Gal.and Ass. Vol 2 (Arp&Madore, 1987) p11.7, Cat.of South.Peculiar Gal.and Ass. Vol 2 (Arp&Madore, 1987) p11.9.
15cm - mod f w/modlosfcbr @ 80x. 140x: 1'.5x0'.6 in pa120 w/mod broad concen
and some *ings over sfc. m14 * off E side. threshold * NW nr edge.
BS, 13Nov1993, LCO.
16-inch f/10 SCT (127x, 290x)
Soft oval show off an even surface brightness and could not get the feeling that it brighten up towards the middle. Very much elongated in a NW-SE direction
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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