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NGC 7625 (17,771 of 18,816)


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NGC 7625

NGC 7625, VV 280, VV 280, Arp 212, LEDA 71133, MCG+03-59-038, UGC 12529, ZW III 102, II 250, h 2232, GC 4939

RA: 23h 20m 30.14s
Dec: +17° 13′ 34.7″

Con: Pegasus
Ch: MSA:1208, U2:169, SA:17


(reference key)

Type: galaxies (interacting), Sp

Mag: B=12.8, V=?

Size: 1.513′ x 1.479′
PA: ?

Historical observations

William Herschel (c.1784)

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."

Published comments

Arp (1966)

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."

Sulentic & Tifft (1973)

The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads R,HISB,APP PW/DKPCHS.

Modern observations

Steve Coe

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."

Brian Skiff

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.

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