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RA: 23h 02m 59.3s
Dec: +16° 36′ 15.4″
Ch: MSA:1209, U2:213, SA:17
Type: galaxy (blue compact), E...
Mag: B=14, V=?
Size: 0.87′ x 0.63′
NGC 7468 is not IC 1465 (which see). Bigourdan measured both objects on the same nights, and actually used N7468 as a comparison "star" on one of those nights.
Synonyms: H III-202
Discovered in 1784 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "eF, vS, stellar, verified with 240 power."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 14.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads SLIRR,STEL IMAGE.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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