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RA: 23h 55m 19.05s
Dec: +05° 54′ 56.8″
Ch: MSA:1255, U2:170, SA:17
Type: galaxy, E
Mag: B=13, V=?
Size: 1.995′ x 1.318′
Synonyms: H II-468
Discovered in 1785 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "F, pL, iF, resolvable."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads BEL,BM.
Steve Coe, using a 13.1" f/5.6, notes: ""NGC 7785 Pretty bright, pretty small, irregularly round, much brighter in the middle and very mottled at 135X."
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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