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RA: 22h 51m 37.9s
Dec: −05° 33′ 27″
Ch: MSA:1306, U2:303, SA:17
Type: galaxies (interacting), Scp
Mag: B=14, V=?
Size: 1.995′ x 0.676′
Synonyms: H II-453
Discovered in 1785 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "F, pL, elongated in the parallel, resolvable."
Listed as No. 15 in Arp's "Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies" (Astrophysical Journal Supplement, vol. 14, 1966.) He remarks "Feature appears to be a ruptured or obscured ring. Member of group."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 14.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads EL,HISB,DKPCHSCT DIF APP P.
= Arp 15
POSS: strange alright!
15cm - pretty f @ 80x, modsfcbr. 140x: 1'x0'.3 in pa100. mod even concen to
inconsp sub*ar center. sharply tapered tips. BS, 12Oct1990, Anderson
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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