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RA: 01h 54m 8.66s
Dec: −56° 41′ 26.7″
Ch: MSA:463, U2:418, SA:24
Type: galaxy, E+E
Mag: B=14.04, V=?
Size: 1.584′ x 1.096′
Discovered by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope with an 18-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He recorded it as "pB, R, gbM, 30 arcseconds."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a unverified southern object.
Photo Index by Jim Lucyk: Cat.of South.Peculiar Gal.and Ass. Vol 2 (Arp&Madore, 1987) p18.10.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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