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Type: galaxy, E/S0
Mag: B=13.7, V=?
Size: 1.479′ x 1.122′
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, glbM, the following of two." On a second occassion he called it "vF, R, gbM, 15 arcseconds." The other object is NGC 7117.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a galaxy. Their coded description reads 24-R,BM,SLDIFHALO.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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