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RA: 22h 06m 31.91s
Dec: −31° 15′ 46″
Con: Piscis Austrinus
Ch: MSA:1404, U2:383, SA:23
Type: galaxy, Sa
Mag: B=?, V=?
Size: 1.621′ x 0.537′
NGC 7201. See NGC 7202.
Discovered by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope with an 18-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He recorded it as "pF, R, gbM." On a second occassion he called it "vF, a large star follows." His third observation was recorded as "vF. This is the first of a group of three. No 2, which however, is so faint as to have escaped [earlier] observation." The three objects are NGC 7201, NGC 7202 & NGC 7203.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 14.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads EON,BM,DKLN SUSP.
pB, pS, vmE 125deg, spindle, no large star following.
F, pS, vmE 125deg, spindle with BN, See HOB 15.
Steve Coe, observing with a 13" f/5.6, notes: "is part a nice chain of galaxies that runs north-south and can fit into the 30 arc minute field of my scope at 100X. Two of the galaxies are pretty faint and two are pretty faint."
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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