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RA: 22h 12m 25s
Dec: +57° 16′ 17″
Ch: MSA:1072, U2:57, SA:3
Ref: SIMBAD, Collinder (1931), DAML02, NGC/IC, Archinal&Hynes (2003)
Type: open cluster
Mag: B=8.58, V=7.7
NGC 7234 = NGC 7235. N7234 was found by WH. Reducing his observation as given in Dreyer's 1912 Collected Papers gives a position considerably different from the one given in GC and NGC. Auwer's reduced position agrees with the correctly reduced one, so this must be an error in CH's reduction of her brother's data.
In any event, the correct position lands right on NGC 7235 found by JH who did not record anything at his aunt's position for N7234.
Synonyms: H VIII-063
Discovered in 1787 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "a small cluster of pL stars."
The SAC database comments: "LING: 12in, 8 packed stars"
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a nonexistent object. Their coded description reads NO CL DC.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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