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Type: galaxy, Sc
Mag: B=12.84, V=12.29
Size: 2.398′ x 1.862′
Discovered by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope with an 18-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He recorded it as "F, L, vlE, vglbM, 2' broad, the preceding of two." On a second occassion he called it "F, pL, lE, gvlbM, 1'." The other object is NGC 7072.
vF, 1.5'x1.75', lE 10deg, probably a spiral with pF N stars 16 p 10'' and in PA 270deg is involved. p of 2.
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).
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 12.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads EL,VDIF,LBM,BARSUSP.
Photo Index by Jim Lucyk: Cat.of South.Peculiar Gal.and Ass. Vol 2 (Arp&Madore, 1987) p8.22.
NGC 7070a?, Cat.of South.Peculiar Gal.and Ass. Vol 2 (Arp&Madore, 1987) p14.3.
15cm - mod f and of modlosfcbr @ 80x. 140x: 1'.5-1'.75 diam, usu ~circ. wk broad concen. BS, 13Nov1993, LCO.
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