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RA: 22h 08m 24.62s
Dec: −29° 03′ 3.5″
Con: Piscis Austrinus
Ch: MSA:1404, U2:383, SA:23
Type: galaxy, S
Mag: B=13.82, V=13.36
Size: 0.891′ x 0.602′
Discovered by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope with an 18-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He recorded it as "vF, vS, R, almost uniformly bright."
Burnham, S. W. () "Measures of planetary nebulae with the 36-inch equatorial of the Lick Observatory", Pub. Lick Obs., vol 2, p159-167. "This is a faint circular nebula but not specially plantary in appearance. Herschel's description is 'almost planetary'."
Paturel, G., Petit, C., Kogoshvili, N. et al. (1991) An extragalactic data base. IV. Errors and misprints in catalogues of galaxies. Astrophys.J.Suppl.Ser., 91(3), 371.
NGC 7208 = MCG –5-52-32.
(Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 14.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads B,USB,R.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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