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RA: 21h 16m 32.29s
Dec: −48° 21′ 47.2″
Ch: MSA:1469, U2:413, SA:23
Type: galaxy, S0
Mag: B=12.05, V=11.11
Size: 3.09′ x 1.23′
Discovered by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope with an 18-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He recorded it as "B, S, E, has a star 19m 3' N.f." On a second occassion he called it "B, pmE, psmbM, 40 arcseconds long, has a star 11m S.f."
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).
Sandage (1975(Astrophysical Journal, 202, 563-582) notes that this galaxy is a member of the NGC 7049 Indus Triplet. Members include NGC 7029, NGC 7041 & NGC 7049.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 12.5 mag galaxy.
15cm - mod br gx @ 80x NW of m10.5 *. 140x: 1'.5x0'.8 in pa90 w/mod even concen
except for vbr consp *ar nuc. length abou = sep to br *. BS, 13Nov1993,
16-inch f/10 SCT (127x, 290x)
It show off a lovely oval E-W, outstanding. Strings of Galaxies A and B to the east which I could not see, further 27' towards the SE NGC 7049 can be seen.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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