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RA: 22h 14m 2.8s
Dec: −29° 22′ 59″
Con: Piscis Austrinus
Ch: MSA:1403, U2:383, SA:23
Type: galaxy, Sc
Mag: B=?, V=?
Size: 1.479′ x 1.148′
Discovered by Sir John Herschel at the Cape of Good Hope with an 18-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He recorded it as "F, pL, R, gbM, 80 arcseconds." On a second occassion he called it "pF, L, R, glbM, resolvable." His third observation was recorded as "vF, lE, glbM, 50 or 60 arcseconds long." The final record reads: "eF, pL, R, vglbM, 50 arcseconds."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 12.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads S,BM,DKLNS,KNARMS.
Steve Coe, observing with a 13" f/5.6, notes: "Faint, small, round and little brighter in the middle at 100X."
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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