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RA: 23h 34m 52.34s
Dec: −65° 23′ 47.7″
Ch: MSA:1513, U2:440, SA:26
Ref: SIMBAD, Corwin
Type: galaxy, Sb
Mag: B=?, V=?
Size: 1.659′ x 0.398′
NGC 7697 = IC 5333. I'm pretty sure that this is = ESO 110-G012. This means that the RA error (3 minutes of time, not one minute as I earlier stated), and the Dec error (9.4 arcmin, close enough to 10 arcmin), are both digit errors. In addition, ESO 110-G012 is nearly a magnitude brighter than 110-G014 (14.33 vs. 15.18 in ESO-LV); it is also considerably larger. All this leads to the conclusion that RC3 is wrong: PGC 71800 = N7697 = I5333, type =.S..3P/, S(T) = S, T = 2.5 +- 0.7. Also PGC 71812 is not = N7697, type =.SBT6.., and T = 6.3 +- 0.6.
Discovered by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope with an 18-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He recorded it as "eeF, pL, 40 arcseconds, very difficult, but certain."
Table IV: Not seen, but a triangle of 3* in that position.
(Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a galaxy.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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