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RA: 21h 31m 24.2s
Dec: +02° 29′ 26.5″
Ch: MSA:1286, U2:255, SA:17
Type: galaxy, S:
Mag: B=13.7, V=?
Size: 1.071′ x 0.977′
Synonyms: H III-859
Discovered in 1790 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "cF, vS, iR, mbM, near a vS star."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads IRRR,VKN,BM,HISB, PEC),COM 2'SF.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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