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Type: galaxy, S0/P
Mag: B=14.3, V=13.3
Size: 1′ x 0.7′
NGC 7569 has a two-degree error in its published Declination: instead of +10 16 45, it should be +08 16 45. Swift's position then falls very close to UGC 12472.
He also noted "3 F sts sf form a small right angle triangle." The stars are there. So, however, is another star of about the same brightness, closer to the galaxy. Perhaps the triangle is so eye-catching that Swift hardly noticed the closer star.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a nonexistent object. Their coded description reads NF S.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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