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RA: 22h 36m 3.5s
Dec: +33° 58′ 33″
Ch: MSA:1142, U2:123, SA:9
Ref: NGC/IC, SIMBAD
Type: galaxy (Seyfert 2), SB
Mag: B=14.4, V=13.8
Size: 1.737′ x 1.348′
Discovered in 1785 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "F, pL, iR, lbM."
Shapley, H. & Paraskevopoulos, J.S. (1940) Southern clusters and galaxies. Harvard Obs. Bull., No.914, 6-8.
A supernova erupted in this galaxy in 1971 (16.0p)
Together with NGC 7317 and NGC 7318 listed as No. 319 in Arp's "Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies" (Astrophysical Journal Supplement, vol. 14, 1966.) He remarks "Stefan's Quintet."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 15.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads SLELNUC,DSTARMS F.
Stephen James O'Meara, in Sky&Telescope, October, 1991 "Observing at the Limit" writes: "it turns out there is an anonymous barred spiral galaxy 2.5 arc minutes east of NGC 7319, the northernmost component of the quintet."
= Stephan's Quintet
Arp (ApJ 183): gx lies 1'.5 SSE of m13 *. there is also * 47" NE, B=16.40
(just vis on Lick print). gx elong in pa145.
25cm - not seen.
30cm - fntst of grp, 1'.1 SE of m13 *, nrst of two *s NE of the grp. it is an
unconcen patch 40"x20" elong in pa150. a vf * vis 45" NE. CBL, 30Nov1983,
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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