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Type: galaxy, Sc
Mag: B=12.5, V=?
Size: 2.57′ x 0.912′
Discovered by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope with an 18-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He recorded it as "eF, mE, vgbM, rather wedge-formed, ? if not binuclear." On a second occassion he called it "F, lE, vglbM, 40 arcseconds." His third observation was recorded as "F, pL, lE, vgbM, resolvable."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a galaxy. Their coded description reads 24-EL,LBM,VDIF.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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