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Mag: B=?, V=?
NGC 7526. WH simply calls this "eF, vS", then adds, "240 left doubtful." Whatever it was that caused him concern has not come down to us as GC and NGC not only left off the final remark, but gave us no notes, either.
In any case, the object is a short line of three stars; there is a fourth nearby to the northwest. WH's position is 8 seconds preceding and 1.5 arcmin north, but that is well within his usual errors.
Synonyms: H III-470
Discovered in 1785 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "eF, vS, 240 power left doubtful."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a nonexistent object. Their coded description reads 3F* DC.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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