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RA: 22h 06m 53.6s
Dec: −31° 03′ 10″
Con: Piscis Austrinus
Ch: MSA:1404, U2:383, SA:23
Type: galaxies (interacting)
Mag: B=14.54, V=?
Size: 1′ x 0.489′
NGC 7204. 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 "pB, L, lE, gbM, 80 arcseconds."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 14.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads PEC,JET OR ARM.
pB, pS, irregular shape, two pieces.
! a curious double nebula. The n. portion is F, S, E 30deg, but not an ordinary spindle. The s.f. portion is a slightly curved line; concave to the n., mb at each end and E 85deg. The p. end of this line is s.f. the n. portion of the nebula by 20''.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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