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RA: 23h 28m 35.24s
Dec: +32° 24′ 55.7″
Ch: MSA:1162, U2:124, SA:9
Type: galaxy, E/S0
Mag: B=13.5, V=?
Size: 1.737′ x 1.737′
Synonyms: H III-860
Discovered in 1790 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "vF, S, lbM."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads E,R,BM,COM1'NPR.
POSS: m15 * 40" S. m14-15 pair 2'.6 E/sl S. cE 4Zw151 0'.8 WNW nr m15-16 *.
15cm - pretty f for 80x. 140x shows it among sev m14-15 *s, closest of which is
m15 on S. diam approx equal to distance to this *. modhisfcbr, circ,
strong even concen but no core or nuc. hisfcbr fuzzy spot 3' E = dbl *?
BS, 5Sep1989, Anderson Mesa.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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