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Mag: B=?, V=?
NGC 814 and 815. These two objects, found by Ormond Stone at Leander McCormick in 1886, have been misidentified or given up as lost by nearly everyone who has tried to find them. However, Stone's sketch, made a few days after their discovery, points to the correct objects a full eight minutes of time east of the recorded (and published) positions. The star field is unmistakeable, and the objects match Stone's descriptions.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 16.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads VF,BM,DIF.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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