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RA: 23h 20m 30.14s
Dec: +17° 13′ 34.7″
Ch: MSA:1208, U2:169, SA:17
Type: galaxies (interacting), Sp
Mag: B=12.8, V=?
Size: 1.513′ x 1.479′
Synonyms: H II-250
Discovered in 1784 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "F, lE, preceding a very bright star."
Listed as No. 212 in Arp's "Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies" (Astrophysical Journal Supplement, vol. 14, 1966.) He remarks "narrow chaotic absorption tubes across one end."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads R,HISB,APP PW/DKPCHS.
Steve Coe, using a 13.1" f/5.6, notes: "NGC 7625 Faint, pretty small, not brighter in the middle and has a bright star in the field at 100X. NGC 7626 Pretty bright, pretty small, round and has a brighter middle at 135X. There are six other dimmer galaxies in this crowded field."
POSS: br * 6'.5 ENE. fld looks poor in *s.
25cm - 180x: hisfcbr, round. averted vis shows sharp radial lines in different
directions. sm core, inconsp *ar nuc.
30cm - 238x: fairly br. round, 1'.5 diam w/20" core. sev *s noted. located SW of
m7 * in a rich fld.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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