7586 7584
Aqr
GX
☀11.4mag
Ø 2.3' / 2.0'

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William Herschel discovered NGC 7585 = H II-236 = h2226 = h3979 on 20 Sep 1784 (sweep 279) and noted "pB, irr E, r." On 5 Oct 1785 (sweep 455) he noted "pB, pL, iR, mbM." JH made an observation from Slough as well as the Cape of Good Hope (accurate position).

200/250mm - 8" (9/25/81): faint, small, small bright nucleus. Two mag 8 stars are in the field to the north and NW.

400/500mm - 17.5" (8/7/91): bright, moderately large, elongated 3:2 WNW-ESE, small very bright core, stellar nucleus. Located 8.0' SSE of mag 8.5 SAO 146621. Forms a pair with NGC 7576 10.7' SW. NGC 7592 lies 15' NE.

Notes by Steve Gottlieb