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RA: 22h 06m 43.75s
Dec: −31° 09′ 43.3″
Con: Piscis Austrinus
Ch: MSA:1404, U2:383, SA:23
Type: galaxy, SBa
Mag: B=?, V=?
Size: 1.38′ x 0.831′
NGC 7203. 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. The last of a group of three." On a second occassion he called it "pF, the following nebula; a large star follows." His third observation was recorded as "F, R, gbM, the third of three; follows the 2nd by one second." The three objects are NGC 7201, NGC 7202 & NGC 7203.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads R,BM,BAR SUSP.
vF, pS, R, pBN, ? spir.
F, pS, central portion lE 0deg; ? spiral. See HOB 15.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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