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RA: 23h 06m 13s
Dec: +34° 06′ 5″
Ch: MSA:1141, U2:124, SA:9
Ref: Corwin (2004)
Type: stars (four)
Mag: B=?, V=?
NGC 7486 is a tight group of four stars about two arcmin southeast of N7485. Copeland found it on 25 August 1871 with LdR's 72-inch, and Dreyer managed a quick micrometric measurement with the same telescope on 3 December 1877 just before "Clouds and fog came on." That measurement, with respect to N7485 -- position angle 109.5+- degrees, distance 114 arcsec -- pins down the asterism exactly.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a galaxy. Their coded description reads E,SLEL,BM.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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