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Type: galaxy, E
Mag: B=14, V=?
Size: 1.258′ x 0.954′
Discovered by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope with an 18-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He recorded it as "pF, S, R, psbM, 15 arcseconds." On a second occassion he called it "vF, vS, R, 15 arcseconds."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a galaxy. Their coded description reads E,BM.
Alldays (22.50S, 20.12E, 770m).
12-inch f/10 SCT (76x, 218x, 346x)
NGC 7075 is roughly positioned 2.2' to the south west of h5288. This faint galaxy appears rather small, round and enveloped in mistiness. Lovely string to the northwest with brighter stars to the west makes it a beautiful field of view. A multiple star can be seen at 21h25m39s - DEC: -39o11'36" Lovely V string just west of the galaxy which is not quite round with high power.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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