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NGC 7285

NGC 7285, VV 74a, VV 74a, Arp 93, ESO 533-32, LEDA 68953, MCG-04-53-005, SGC 222552-2505.8, VV 74, GC 5078

RA: 22h 28m 37.03s
Dec: −24° 50′ 25.9″

Con: Aquarius
Ch: MSA:1379, U2:347, SA:23

Ref: SIMBAD

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Type: galaxies (interacting), Sab:

Mag: B=12.82, V=?

Size: 1.949′ x 1.548′
PA: ?

Published comments

Arp (1966)

Together with NGC 7284 listed as No. 93 in Arp's "Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies" (Astrophysical Journal Supplement, vol. 14, 1966.) He remarks "long faint plume bifurcates from arm, eastern component in other arm."

Arp (1987)

NGC 7284/5, Cat.of South.Peculiar Gal.and Ass. Vol 2 (Arp&Madore, 1987) p2.8.

Sulentic & Tifft (1973)

The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads S,BM,CONT W/7284.

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Steve Coe

Steve Coe, using a 17.5" f/4.5, notes: "is a pair with NGC 7284, not much, averted vision makes it grow in size."

Brian Skiff

15cm - dbl gx w/two sharp nuc in common env @ 80x, mod f overall. 140x: SWrn

comp is somewhat brtr, has sm core and *ar nuc. NErn comp has wk haze

only + *ar nuc. outer halo nrly circ, 1'.2 diam w/mod broad concen except

for sharp centers. BS, 15Oct1990, Anderson Mesa.

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