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Type: galaxy, E/S0
Mag: B=13.8, V=?
Size: 1.23′ x 0.954′
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, smbM, 15 arcseconds."
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); List II, p 68-73.
Sandage (1975(Astrophysical Journal, 202, 563-582) notes that this galaxy is a member of the NGC 7196 Group. Members include NGC 7168, NGC 7196 & NGC 7200.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a galaxy.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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