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Type: galaxy (AGN LINER-type), Sab
Mag: B=14.7, V=?
Size: 1.905′ x 1.258′
Synonyms: H II-230
Discovered in 1784 by William Herschel with an 18.7-inch f/13 speculum telescope. He called it "F, pL, R, bM, r."
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a 13.0 mag galaxy. Their coded description reads R,HISB,DKLN,SSTRSUSP.
Photo Index by Jim Lucyk: Rev.Shapley-Ames Cat.of Bright Gal. (Sandage,Tammann 1981) p123.
Steve Coe, using a 13.1" f/5.6, notes: "NGC 7769 Pretty faint, pretty small, round and somewhat brighter in the middle. There are two faint galaxies in the field at 165X."
POSS: sl elong NE-SW, or pa77+/-5. m13.5 * 2'.0 SSW. no * off NE edge, but
m16 * on E edge. m14.5 * ESE.
UGC: no pa.
15cm - mod br @ 50x in pair w/-71, which may be sl brtr since it is lgr. sl oval
elong NE-SW, size about distance to m13.5-14 * S. mod even concen to f
*ar nuc. threshold * (?) off NE border. BS, 6Sep1989, Anderson Mesa.
25cm - br. elong E-W, 1'x0'.75. threshold * on S. sm concen core or vf *ar nuc.
30cm - easy. S 2' is m13 *, another closer to SE. not elong, broad concen. core
quite a brtr and uniform in brtness. 1' diam, round.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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