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Type: galaxy, E
Mag: B=14.8, V=?
Size: 1.047′ x 1′
Synonyms: H III-854
Discovered in 1790 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "two vS close stars with nebulosity between."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 15.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads E,R,BM,*SP CONT.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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