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RA: 23h 59m 37.06s
Dec: +14° 48′ 24.6″
Ch: MSA:1231, U2:170, SA:17
Type: galaxy (low surface brightness), I
Mag: B=13.4, V=?
Size: 2.137′ x 1.122′
Synonyms: H II-010
Discovered in 1783 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "Faint, pretty large, elongated sp-nf, brighter in the middle, resolvable."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.5 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads EL,MBM,MANYDIFFIL.
POSS: m12.5 * 1'.5 SE; pair 5'.3 WNW: ~16"; 80.
15cm - fairly f @ 80x w/f pair 6' WNW (12,13; 15"; 80). gx in pa35, 1'.5x0'.4
w/mod broad concen. tapers to thin tips. length about as long as distance
to m12.5 * SE. BS, 19Nov1989, Anderson Mesa.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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