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RA: 22h 16m 52.81s
Dec: +40° 30′ 16.3″
Ch: MSA:1123, U2:87, SA:9
Type: galaxy, S0
Mag: B=13.9, V=12.76
Size: 1.819′ x 0.933′
Synonyms: H III-863
Discovered in 1790 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "vF, vS, mbM."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads E,SLEL,BM.
POSS: pair 2'.6 W: m12.5,13; 7"; pa320. pair 2'.2 E: m13,13.5; 11"; pa77.
gx in pa130 (nrly parallel to pair W). Z530-20 = U11973 58' due N.
15cm - nope. BS, 30Aug1981, Anderson Mesa.
- fairly f btwn two f pairs due E&W, vis @ 80x. 140x: seems nrly parallel
to pair W, which are m12.5-13 and nrly =. 30"x20" w/strong even concen to
non*ar center. BS, 14Sep1990, Anderson Mesa.
25cm - vis @ 190x. fairly f, 40"x20" in pa120. sm oval core, some detail maybe.
pairs: W one m12,13; 5"; pa305, E one m12,12.5; 8"; pa80. BS, 30Aug1981,
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