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Type: galaxy, S
Mag: B=15, V=?
Size: 0.87′ x 0.537′
Discovered by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope with an 18-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He recorded it as "eF, S, R. The preceding of two." On a second occassion he called it "eeF, perceived with the utmost difficulty, and taken at leaving the field." The other object is NGC 7299.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a galaxy. Their coded description reads VVF,SM,DIF.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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