Complement to VII/239A

NGC 19

. As with NGC 6 (which see), NGC 19 is unambiguously identified by Swift's note about the surrounding star field: "... in center of 3 very faint stars forming an equilateral triangle, two of them double." The double stars are northwest and southwest of the galaxy, with the third star being east- southeast. Swift's position for the galaxy also shares the systematic offset of NGC 21, NGC 7831, and NGC 7836 from the true position.

Concidentally, Swift's position for NGC 21 (which see) is near NGC 19 which has led some to mistakenly call the latter galaxy NGC 21.



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