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NGC 7631 (17,785 of 18,816)


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NGC 7631

NGC 7631, LEDA 71181, MCG+01-59-060, UGC 12539, GC 4942, GC 4943

RA: 23h 21m 26.74s
Dec: +08° 13′ 2.6″

Con: Pegasus
Ch: MSA:1256, U2:214, SA:17


(reference key)

Type: galaxy (in cluster), Sb

Mag: B=13.8, V=?

Size: 1.819′ x 0.758′
PA: 79°

Published comments

Sulentic & Tifft (1973)

The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 14.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads EL,BM.

Modern observations

Gramer, Lew (IAAC)

IAAC Observer: Lew Gramer, Site classification: rural; Limiting magnitude: 6.9 (zenith); Seeing: 6 of 10 - above average; 20" f/5 Tectron truss-tube dob Newtonian reflector: "Member of the Pegasus I group. In a line with and due E of n7619 and n7626, this brightish little spiral was an intriguing object - again begging better seeing and higher magnification! At 210x and 420x the bright, mottled core was obviously elongated due N-S, while the averted-vision halo appeared very irregular, with wisps to SW, N, and ENE occasionally visible. Perhaps hints of ring structure were visible, despite the distance!"

Steve Gottlieb

Steve Gottlieb notes: "17.5-inch: fairly faint, fairly small, slightly elongated E-W, gradually brightens but no nucleus, fainter extensions. Located 11.0' E of N7626 in the Pegasus I cluster.

Brian Skiff

POSS: pa73. triangle 5' NW is 1'.0 on-a-side, *s m11-12.

30cm - elong pa60, 1'.1x0'.6. wk even concen to elong inner regions. no nuc. pretty triangle 50" on-a-side 4'.5 NW, *s m11.5-12. 5Sep1983, USNO.

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