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RA: 23h 21m 41.9s
Dec: +08° 53′ 12.4″
Ch: MSA:1256, U2:214, SA:17
Type: galaxy (in group), SB0
Mag: B=13.7, V=?
Size: 1.202′ x 0.912′
Synonyms: H II-441
Discovered in 1785 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "F, S."
A supernova erupted in this galaxy in 1972 (14.3b)
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads E,EL,BM,*CLOSE S.
Steve Gottlieb notes: "17.5-inch: moderately bright, very small, small bright core, round. A mag 14 star is close S 20" SSE of center. Located 40' N of N7619/N7626 in the Pegasus I cluster.
POSS: m13 * 20" from center in pa160. m12.5 * 1'.3 SW, m13.5 * 60" nrly W.
gx in pa85.
15cm - another hisfcbr gx w/*ar nuc. vsm: looks like fuzzy dbl * @ 80x. 140x
shows m13.5-14 * on SSE, which lies just outside gx. sub*ar m~14 nuc, rel
uniform sfcbr otherwise. BS, 29Sep1989, Anderson Mesa.
30cm - m13.5 * 15" from center in pa165. round, 30" diam, f halo. sm 10" core.
inconsp *ar nuc occas vis, seems on N side of core. m13 * 1' SW; m14 * a
bit closer WSW; together w/gx and its close *, they form elong quadrilat.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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