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RA: 23h 14m 34.77s
Dec: +04° 29′ 54.2″
Ch: MSA:1257, U2:259, SA:17
Type: galaxy (in pair), Sb
Mag: B=13.8, V=?
Size: 2.041′ x 0.524′
Synonyms: H II-430
Discovered in 1785 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "Two. The following [NGC 7541] pB. ,E in parallel, mbM, 4' long, 1' broad. The preceding [NGC 7537] vF, cS; 3 or 4' distant."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 14.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads EL,BM,DKLN S EDGE.
Steve Coe, using a 13.1" f/5.6, notes: ""NGC 7537 Pretty bright, pretty large, elongated 2 X 1 in PA 75 and a little brighter in the middle at 165X."
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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