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NGC 7519

NGC 7519, LEDA 70713, MCG+02-59-009, UGC 12424, GC 6136

RA: 23h 13m 11.35s
Dec: +10° 46′ 18.9″

Con: Pegasus
Ch: MSA:1233, U2:214, SA:17

Ref: SIMBAD

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Type: galaxy pair, Sb

Mag: B=15.2, V=?

Size: 1.174′ x 0.912′
PA: 165°

History and Accurate Positions for the NGC/IC Objects (Corwin 2004)

NGC 7519 is UGC 12424, not UGC 12416. Marth's position and description fit UGC 12424 very well. While Bigourdan's correction, quoted by Dreyer in the IC2 Notes, suggests that NGC 7519 is UGC 12416 rather than UGC 12424, it nevertheless leaves us with a large declination offset (2 arcmin) and a description that does not fit the galaxy.

Checking Bigourdan's observations, we find that the declination he measured is also correct for UGC 12416, so it is clear that he simply observed a different galaxy than did Marth. To preserve Marth's priority here, we have given the NGC number to UGC 12424.

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Sulentic & Tifft (1973)

The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 15.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads E,R,BM,DKLNS NRNUC.

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