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Type: galaxy, Sc
Mag: B=15, V=?
Size: 1.819′ x 1.348′
Synonyms: H III-426
Discovered in 1785 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "eF, pL, iR, requires great attention."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 15.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads S,STELNUC,DKLNS VDIF SSTR.
Observing site: Little Tycho Observatory
[23h 30m 36s, 3° 54m 0s] A very loose cluster of about 20 stars. Hardly a cluster. Not in Burnham.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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