William Herschel discovered NGC 7576 = H II-454 on 5 Oct 1785 (sweep 455) and logged "F, S, almost stellar." His position is off by 1.6' southeast. Nearby NGC 7585 had been discovered previously.
400/500mm - 17.5" (8/7/91): moderately bright, fairly small, round, even concentration to a bright core containing a stellar nucleus. Forms a pair with NGC 7585 10.7' NE.
Notes by Steve Gottlieb