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RA: 21h 24m 59.01s
Dec: −42° 27′ 36.6″
Ch: MSA:1449, U2:413, SA:23
Type: galaxy, S0
Mag: B=14.1, V=?
Size: 1.288′ x 0.691′
Discovered by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope with an 18-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He recorded it as "eF, vS, R, the preceding of two." The other object is NGC 7060.
Paturel, G., Petit, C., Kogoshvili, N. et al. (1991) An extragalactic data base. IV. Errors and misprints in catalogues of galaxies. Astrophys.J.Suppl.Ser., 91(3), 371.
NGC 7057 = MCG –7-44-4.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a galaxy. Their coded description reads E,BM.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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