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RA: 23h 53m 54.05s
Dec: +07° 58′ 14.4″
Ch: MSA:1255, U2:170, SA:17
Type: galaxy, Sb
Mag: B=13.2, V=?
Size: 2.238′ x 1.288′
Synonyms: H III-233
Discovered in 1784 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "eF, pL, glbM."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads S,EL,BM,DKLNS PDPERIPH SSTR.
Steve Coe, using a 13.1" f/5.6, notes: ""NGC 7782 Pretty bright, pretty small, much brighter in the middle and elongated 1.5 X 1 in PA 45 at 135X. NGCs 7778, 7779 and 7781 form a line of galaxies to the southwest of NGC 7782. They are all faint, small and round."
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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