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RA: 22h 31m 32.7s
Dec: +30° 57′ 24″
Ch: MSA:1165, U2:123, SA:9
Ref: SIMBAD, Corwin (2004)
Type: galaxy, S
Mag: B=16, V=?
Size: 1.548′ x 1.174′
NGC 7303 is not = NGC 7304 as is sometimes stated, nor is it the double star (= Big. 452, but not in IC2 as Dreyer had noted the stellar character of the pair in 1875 while observing with LdR's Leviathan) southwest of the galaxy. It is the galaxy found by JH, and is clearly identified as such by d'Arrest who saw NGC 7304 (which see for more) only once.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads IRRR,BM,DIF,A FEWKNS.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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