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Mag: B=14.6, V=?
Size: 0.741′ x 0.489′
NGC 7472 = NGC 7482. Burnham (and Dreyer in an IC1 Note) suggest that these are also identical with NGC 7477 (which see). But they are not. The two numbers DO refer to the same galaxy, but d'Arrest's object is a different one.
In this case, Struve's RA is 2 minutes of time too small, but his Dec is correct, as is his brief description (in a rough translation by me) "Faint small star ('sternchen') with nebulous envelope." The RA error is probably a transcription error.
Marth's position is close to the galaxy, and his description "F, vS, stellar" is also appropriate.
See NGC 7482.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a nonexistent object. Their coded description reads NF DC.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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