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NGC 7107

NGC 7107, AM 2139-450, ESO 287-52, LEDA 67209, SGC 213915-4501.3, h 3880, GC 4689

RA: 21h 42m 26.48s
Dec: −44° 47′ 25″

Con: Grus
Ch: MSA:1448, U2:413, SA:23

Ref: SIMBAD

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Type: galaxy, SBc/Ir

Mag: B=12.4, V=?

Size: 1.905′ x 1.148′
PA: 138°

Historical observations

John Herschel (1847) Cape Observations

Discovered by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope with an 18-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He recorded it as "vF, pL, R, vglbM, 2' diameter."

Published comments

Reynolds, J.H. (1921)

Reynolds, J.H. (1921) The spiral nebulae in the zone 40° to 90° (from the Franklin-Adams Plates). MNRAS, 81, 598.

Table, p601. 3x2 "F"

de Vaucouleurs, G. (1956)

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).

Sulentic & Tifft (1973)

The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.0 mag galaxy.

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