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RA: 01h 52m 59.68s
Dec: +12° 42′ 28.1″
Ch: MSA:217, U2:174, SA:10
Ref: SIMBAD, Corwin (2004)
Type: galaxy, SB:a
Mag: B=14, V=?
Size: 1.584′ x 0.63′
NGC 716 = IC 1743. Swift's RA for the NGC object is good, but his declination is almost exactly 40 arcmin too far south. His description -- including the bright star near east -- is appropriate, so the identity (first suggested by Dreyer in the IC2 notes) is almost certain.
There is no question of the identity of IC 1743. It was found by Bigourdan, and his four micrometric offsets point exactly at the galaxy.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a nonexistent object. Their coded description reads NONEXISTANT S.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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