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RA: 22h 30m 59.9s
Dec: −14° 00′ 13″
Ch: MSA:1331, U2:302, SA:17
Ref: SIMBAD, Corwin
Type: galaxy, SB
Mag: B=13, V=?
Size: 2.041′ x 0.954′
NGC 7300 is probably also IC 5204, which see for the story.
This 13.2 magnitude spiral galaxy is recorded in the NGC as "very faint, considerably small, elongated, very gradually a little brighter to the middle."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads S,EL,BM,DKLNS.
pB, pL, mE 155deg, prob. spiral.
Steve Coe, using a 17.5" f/4.5, notes: "Faint, pretty small, elongated 2x1, bright nucleus at 135X."
POSS: pa163. in N-center of trap of m11.5-12.5 *s. -98 at 11'.2 in pa192.
15cm - pretty f @ 80x. BS, 14Oct1990, Anderson Mesa.
25cm - seen only w/averted vis @ 90x. exceedingly f, amorphous. about 1'.5
diam w/o cen condens. ill-def edges. BS, Roof.
30cm - 238x: vlosfcbr. found just N of trapezoid of m13.5 *s diagonally 12'
across. 1'.5x1' in pa0.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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