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NGC 7183

NGC 7183, ESO 601-8, LEDA 67892, MCG-03-56-004, SGC 215936-1909.4, II 595, h 2142, GC 4738

RA: 22h 02m 22s
Dec: −18° 54′ 59″

Con: Aquarius
Ch: MSA:1356, U2:346, SA:23

Ref: SIMBAD

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Type: galaxy, Sa:

Mag: B=12.85, V=?

Size: 3.715′ x 1.096′
PA: 76°

Historical observations

William Herschel (c.1784)

Synonyms: H II-595

Discovered in 1786 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "F, cL, slightly and irregularly extended nearly in the parallel, lbM."

Published comments

Sulentic & Tifft (1973)

The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 14.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads MINC,BM,EQDKLN.

Modern observations

Brian Skiff

15cm - fairly f @ 80x 4' NNW of m10 *. 140x: pa80, 2'.5x0'.6, or length = sep of

m10 * and m11 * W of it. mod broad concen to wk oval core mottled w/vf

*ings. BS, 15Oct1990, Anderson Mesa.

Contemporary observations

Magda Streicher

2007 Aug 10

Alldays

12-inch f/10 SCT (76x, 95x)

Like so many fainter galaxies just a dusty glow, elongated in a SSW-NNW direction.

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