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RA: 23h 46m 58.46s
Dec: +06° 51′ 42.1″
Ch: MSA:1255, U2:170, SA:17
Type: galaxy, ED
Mag: B=13.9, V=?
Size: 1.23′ x 1.202′
Synonyms: H III-437
Discovered in 1785 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "eF, vS, easily resolvable, confirmed by 240 power."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 14.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads E,R,BM,HISB.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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