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RA: 21h 14m 56.19s
Dec: +02° 50′ 5.6″
Ch: MSA:1287, U2:255, SA:16
Type: galaxy, SB
Mag: B=14.2, V=?
Size: 1.584′ x 1.122′
Synonyms: H III-858
Discovered in 1790 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "eF, pL, iR, vlbM, requires great attention to be seen."
(Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 14.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads S,VPD,DIF,LBM.
POSS: core pa 0, halo pa115. brtst of rel nr cluster. pair SE in pa70. vf
gx 45' SSW.
15cm - never.
25cm - quite f, nr limit of detection. found @ 180x. little brtr to cen, less
than 1' diam. dbl * seen 3' SE.
- vis @ 95x. 190x: losfcbr, elong N-S, 0'.6x0'.3. no cen brtning. SE is
wide m13.5 pair aligned E-W; closer on S and SE are fntr *s, one close on
SE is m14, as w/N7015. essentially an arc of four *s up to S tip. BS,
6Jun1981, Slate Mtn.
30cm - pretty f, difficult @ lox. 238x shows sm obj, 50" diam w/uneven brtness.
* 6' SE has f object 1' SE of it, poss * or comp gx.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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