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IC 800 (= PGC 41763)
Discovered (Apr 22, 1892) by
Stephane Javelle (219)
A magnitude 13.4 spiral galaxy (type SB(rs)c pec?) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 33 57, Dec +15 21 17)
Based on recessional velocity of 2325 km/sec, about 100 million light years away. Given that and apparent size of 1.5 by 1.0 arcmins, about 45 thousand light years across. Listed as a member (VCC 1532) of the Virgo Cluster.
SDSS image of spiral galaxy IC 800
Above, a 2.4 arcmin wide closeup of IC 800
Below, a 12 arcmin wide region centered on the galaxy
SDSS image of region near spiral galaxy IC 800

IC 801 (= PGC 41739)
Discovered (May 23, 1890) by
Lewis Swift (IX-34)
A magnitude 13.7 spiral galaxy (type Sa??) in Canes Venatici (RA 12 33 44.8, Dec +52 15 17)
Apparent size 1.2 by 1.0 arcmin?

IC 802
Recorded (Jul 12, 1887) by
Guillaume Bigourdan (174)
A magnitude 14? star in Draco (RA 12 35 58.2, Dec +74 18 03)

IC 803 (= PGC 42367 + PGC 215034 =
Arp 149)
Discovered (Apr 25, 1892) by Stephane Javelle (220)
A pair of interacting galaxies in Coma Berenices
PGC 42367 = A magnitude 15.1 spiral galaxy (type Sb? pec) at RA 12 39 36.6, Dec +16 35 20
PGC 215034 = A magnitude 15.6? lenticular galaxy (type S0/a? pec) at RA 12 39 35.9, Dec 16 35 16
Apparent size of PGC 42367 about 0.9 by 0.15 arcmin? Of PGC 215034 about 1.0 by 0.3 arcmin? Used by the Arp Atlas as an example of a galaxy with a jet, but the "jets" are simply amorphous structures created by the interaction of the pair.
SDSS image of peculiar galaxies PGC 42367 and PGC 215304, which comprise IC 803, also known as Arp 149
Above, a 2.4 arcmin wide closeup of IC 1803
Below, a 12 arcmin wide region centered on the pair
SDSS image of region near peculiar galaxies PGC 42367 and PGC 215304, which comprise IC 803, also known as Arp 149

IC 804 (= PGC 42549)
Discovered (Apr 3, 1888) by
Lewis Swift (VII-22)
A magnitude 13.6 lenticular galaxy (type E/S0?) in Virgo (RA 12 41 15.8, Dec -05 00 33)
Apparent size 1.0 by 0.6 arcmin?

IC 805 (=
NGC 4611 = PGC 42564)
Discovered (May 17, 1881) by Édouard Stephan (and later listed as NGC 4611)
Discovered (Apr 20, 1889) by Lewis Swift (VIII-65) (and later listed as IC 805)
A magnitude 14.3 spiral galaxy (type Sbc??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 41 25.4, Dec +13 43 47)
This entry will primarily contain historical information; for anything else see NGC 4611.

IC 806 (= PGC 42642)
Discovered (May 25, 1892) by
Stephane Javelle (221)
A magnitude 14.4 spiral galaxy (type Sab??) in Corvus (RA 12 42 08.4, Dec -17 20 59)
Apparent size 0.7 by 0.6 arcmin?

IC 807 (= PGC 42635)
Discovered (May 25, 1892) by
Stephane Javelle (222)
A magnitude 13.3 lenticular galaxy (type E/S0??) in Corvus (RA 12 42 12.4, Dec -17 24 13)
Apparent size 0.7 by 0.7 arcmin?

IC 808
Recorded (May 1, 1888) by
Guillaume Bigourdan (175)
A pair of stars in Coma Berenices (RA 12 41 54.9, Dec +19 55 57)

IC 809 (=
IC 3672 = PGC 42638)
Discovered (May 6, 1888) by Lewis Swift (VII-23) (and later listed as IC 809)
Discovered (Sep 8, 1900) by Arnold Schwassmann (and later listed as IC 3672)
A magnitude 13.2 elliptical galaxy (type E0??) in Virgo (RA 12 42 08.7, Dec +11 45 15)
Apparent size 1.0 by 1.0 arcmin? Listed as a member (VCC 1910) of the Virgo Cluster.

IC 810 (= PGC 42643)
Discovered (May 6, 1888) by
Lewis Swift (VII-24)
A magnitude 13.4 lenticular galaxy (type S0/a??) in Virgo (RA 12 42 08.8, Dec +12 35 48)
Apparent size 1.6 by 0.5 arcmin? Listed as a member (VCC 1912) of the Virgo Cluster.

IC 811 (=
NGC 4663 = PGC 42946)
Discovered (1882) by Wilhelm Tempel (and later listed as NGC 4663)
Discovered (May 13, 1888) by Guillaume Bigourdan (176) (and later listed as IC 811)
A magnitude 13.5 lenticular galaxy (type SB0??) in Virgo (RA 12 44 47.0, Dec -10 11 53)
This entry will primarily contain historical information; for anything else see NGC 4663.

IC 812 (= PGC 42952)
Discovered (May 15, 1893) by
Stephane Javelle (752)
A magnitude 13.6 elliptical galaxy (type E4??) in Virgo (RA 12 44 50.9, Dec -04 26 04)
Apparent size 0.8 by 0.5 arcmin?

IC 813 (= PGC 42981)
Discovered (Apr 6, 1891) by
Rudolf Spitaler (20)
A magnitude 13.6 spiral galaxy (type Sbc??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 45 11.8, Dec +23 02 09)
Apparent size 0.9 by 0.8 arcmin?

IC 814 (= PGC 158051)
Discovered (May 10, 1893) by
Stephane Javelle (753)
A magnitude 15.0 spiral galaxy (type S??) in Virgo (RA 12 45 34.1, Dec -08 05 30)
Apparent size 0.7 by 0.3 arcmin?

IC 815 (= PGC 43080)
Discovered (Apr 23, 1892) by
Stephane Javelle (223)
A magnitude 13.9 elliptical galaxy (type E??) in Virgo (RA 12 46 22.6, Dec +11 52 36)
Apparent size 0.5 by 0.3 arcmin? Listed as a member (VCC 2038) of the Virgo Cluster.

IC 816 (= PGC 43111)
Discovered (May 5, 1888) by
Lewis Swift (VII-25)
A magnitude 14.0 spiral galaxy (type SB??) in Virgo (RA 12 46 46.2, Dec +09 51 04)
Apparent size 0.9 by 0.7 arcmin? Listed as a member (VCC 2044) of the Virgo Cluster.

IC 817 (=
IC 3764 = PGC 43126)
Discovered (May 5, 1888) by Lewis Swift (VII-26) (and later listed as IC 817)
Discovered (Feb 20, 1900) by Arnold Schwassmann (and later listed as IC 3764)
A magnitude 13.9 lenticular galaxy (type E/S0??) in Virgo (RA 12 46 56.7, Dec +09 51 28)
Apparent size 0.6 by 0.5 arcmin? Listed as a member (VCC 2046) of the Virgo Cluster.

IC 818 (= PGC 43113)
Discovered (Mar 18, 1892) by
Rudolf Spitaler (50)
A magnitude 14.6 spiral galaxy (type Sb??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 46 44.4, Dec +29 44 07)
Apparent size 0.9 by 0.2 arcmin?

IC 819 (=
NGC 4676"A"), with IC 820 = The Mice = Arp 242
Discovered (Mar 13, 1785) by William Herschel (and later listed as NGC 4676)
Discovered (Mar 20, 1892) by Rudolf Spitaler (51) (and later listed as IC 819)
A magnitude 13.5 lenticular galaxy (type SB0/a? pec) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 46 10.1, Dec +30 43 57)
Herschel observed the two galaxies as a "possibly bi-nuclear" nebula, while Spitaler observed them as separate objects, leading Dreyer to give the separate nebulae individual IC listings, despite the pair already being cataloged as Herschel's NGC listing. For anything other than historical information, see NGC 4676.

IC 820 (=
NGC 4676"B"), with IC 819 = The Mice = Arp 242)
Discovered (Mar 13, 1785) by William Herschel (and later listed as NGC 4676)
Discovered (Mar 20, 1892) by Rudolf Spitaler (52) (and later listed as IC 820)
A magnitude 13.8 lenticular galaxy (type S0/a? pec) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 46 11.2, Dec +30 43 21)
Herschel observed the two galaxies as a "possibly bi-nuclear" nebula, while Spitaler observed them as separate objects, leading Dreyer to give the separate nebulae individual IC listings, despite the pair already being cataloged as Herschel's NGC listing. For anything other than historical information, see NGC 4676.

IC 821 (= PGC 43161)
Discovered (Mar 18, 1892) by
Rudolf Spitaler (53)
A magnitude 13.8 spiral galaxy (type SBbc??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 47 26.1, Dec +29 47 16)
Apparent size 1.1 by 1.1 arcmin?

IC 822 (= PGC 43196)
Discovered (Mar 18, 1892) by
Rudolf Spitaler (54)
A magnitude 15.2 spiral galaxy (type S??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 47 45.5, Dec +30 04 40)
Apparent size 0.4 by 0.4 arcmin?

IC 823
Recorded (Apr 17, 1885) by
Guillaume Bigourdan (177)
A star in Coma Berenices (RA 12 47 50.9, Dec +27 12 10)
The second IC adds "Not in Wolf's list III."

IC 824 (=
NGC 4678 = PGC 43385)
Discovered (1886) by Francis Leavenworth (and later listed as NGC 4678)
Discovered (May 15, 1893) by Stephane Javelle (754) (and later listed as IC 824)
A magnitude 13.5 irregular galaxy (type Irr?) in Virgo (RA 12 49 42.0, Dec -04 34 44)
This entry will be primarily concerned with historical information; for anything else see NGC 4678.

IC 825 (= PGC 170209)
Discovered (May 6, 1888) by
Lewis Swift (VII-27)
A magnitude 14.7 spiral galaxy (type S??) in Virgo (RA 12 50 19.1, Dec -05 21 47)
Apparent size 0.6 by 0.3 arcmin?

IC 826 (= PGC 43538)
Discovered (Mar 20, 1892) by
Rudolf Spitaler (55)
A magnitude 14.0 spiral galaxy (type SBb??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 51 19.9, Dec +31 03 33)
Apparent size 0.6 by 0.6 arcmin?

IC 827 (= PGC 43607)
Discovered (May 19, 1892) by
Stephane Javelle (224)
A magnitude 14.3 spiral galaxy (type S??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 51 55.0, Dec +16 16 59)
Apparent size 0.9 by 0.5 arcmin?

IC 828 (= PGC 1008087)
Discovered (May 10, 1893) by
Stephane Javelle (755)
A magnitude 14.7 spiral galaxy (type S??) in Virgo (RA 12 52 15.6, Dec -08 07 58)
Apparent size 0.8 by 0.3 arcmin?

IC 829 (= PGC 43663)
Discovered (May 13, 1888) by
Guillaume Bigourdan (178)
A magnitude 13.7 lenticular galaxy (type S0/a??) in Corvus (RA 12 52 27.3, Dec -15 31 05)
Apparent size 0.7 by 0.6 arcmin?

IC 830 (= PGC 43533)
Discovered (Jun 8, 1890) by
Lewis Swift (IX-35)
A magnitude 13.6 spiral galaxy (type S??) in Ursa Major (RA 12 51 16.4, Dec +53 41 45)
Apparent size 0.8 by 0.4 arcmin?

IC 831 (= PGC 43708)
Discovered (Feb 25, 1892) by
Rudolf Spitaler (56)
A magnitude 14.4 lenticular galaxy (type E/S0??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 52 43.9, Dec +26 28 16)
Apparent size 0.7 by 0.3 arcmin?

IC 832 (= PGC 43848)
Discovered (May 16, 1866) by
Truman Safford (22)
A magnitude 13.9 elliptical galaxy (type E0??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 53 59.0, Dec +26 26 40)
Apparent size 0.5 by 0.5 arcmin?

IC 833 (= PGC 158287)
Discovered (Mar 25, 1889) by
Lewis Swift (VIII-66)
A magnitude 14.5 elliptical galaxy (type E3??) in Virgo (RA 12 56 38.2, Dec -06 44 00)
Apparent size 0.3 by 0.2 arcmin?

IC 834 (= PGC 44138)
Discovered (Feb 24, 1892) by
Rudolf Spitaler (58)
A magnitude 14.3 elliptical galaxy (type E4??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 56 18.5, Dec +26 21 34)
The second IC lists a corrected RA (per Wolf list III) of 12 49 43. Apparent size 0.5 by 0.3 arcmin?

IC 835 (= PGC 44200)
Discovered (Feb 24, 1892) by
Rudolf Spitaler (59)
A magnitude 14.2 spiral galaxy (type SBb??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 56 52.4, Dec +26 29 13)
Apparent size 0.6 by 0.6 arcmin?

IC 836 (= PGC 44092)
Discovered (Jun 1, 1888) by
Lewis Swift (VII-28)
A magnitude 13.7 spiral galaxy (type S??) in Draco (RA 12 55 54.1, Dec +63 36 42)
Apparent size 1.3 by 0.2 arcmin?

IC 837 (= PGC 44322)
Discovered (Feb 24, 1892) by
Rudolf Spitaler (60)
A magnitude 14.6 lenticular galaxy (type S0/a??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 57 31.4, Dec +26 30 40)
Apparent size 0.9 by 0.2 arcmin?

IC 838 (= PGC 44444 = "NGC 4849A")
Discovered (Feb 24, 1892) by
Rudolf Spitaler (61)
A magnitude 15.1 spiral galaxy (type SB??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 58 13.9, Dec +26 25 34)
Apparent size 0.5 by 0.5 arcmin? Sometimes unnecessarily called NGC 4849A due to its proximity to NGC 4849

IC 839 (= PGC 44423)
Discovered (May 12, 1885) by
Guillaume Bigourdan (179)
A magnitude 14.8 lenticular galaxy (type S0??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 58 15.0, Dec +28 07 35)
Apparent size 0.6 by 0.3 arcmin?

IC 840 (= PGC 44495)
Discovered (May 19, 1893) by
Stephane Javelle (756)
A magnitude 13.6 spiral galaxy (type SBa??) in Virgo (RA 12 58 42.0, Dec +10 37 00)
Apparent size 0.8 by 0.6 arcmin?

IC 841 (= PGC 44665)
Discovered (Feb 24, 1892) by
Herbert Wilson
A magnitude 14.6 spiral galaxy (type S??) in Coma Berenices (RA 12 59 47.2, Dec +21 48 48)
The second IC lists a corrected position (per Wolf list VI) of RA 12 52 56, NPD 67 25.9. Apparent size 0.9 by 0.3 arcmin?

IC 842 (= PGC 44795)
Discovered (May 3, 1866) by
Truman Safford (2)
A magnitude 13.9 spiral galaxy (type SBc??) in Coma Berenices (RA 13 00 39.6, Dec +29 01 07)
Apparent size 1.2 by 0.6 arcmin?

IC 843 (= PGC 44908)
Discovered (May 3, 1866) by
Truman Safford (3)
A magnitude 13.6 lenticular galaxy (type S0??) in Coma Berenices (RA 13 01 33.6, Dec +29 07 50)
Apparent size 1.1 by 0.6 arcmin?

IC 844 (= PGC 45086)
Discovered (May 13, 1887) by
Frank Muller (585)
A magnitude 12.8 lenticular galaxy (type S0??) in Centaurus (RA 13 03 18.2, Dec -30 31 15)
Apparent size 1.6 by 0.4 arcmin?

IC 845 (= PGC 45234)
Discovered (May 3, 1889) by
Lewis Swift (VIII-67)
A magnitude 14.7 spiral galaxy (type S??) in Virgo (RA 13 04 57.5, Dec +12 04 43)
Apparent size 0.3 by 0.3 arcmin?

IC 846 (= PGC 45267)
Discovered (Jan 16, 1892) by
Stephane Javelle (225)
A magnitude 14.5 "compact" galaxy (type C??) in Coma Berenices (RA 13 05 21.1, Dec +23 05 44)
Apparent size 1.1 by 1.0 arcmin?

IC 847 (=
NGC 4973 = PGC 45280)
Discovered (Apr 14, 1789) by William Herschel (and later listed as NGC 4973)
Discovered (May 11, 1890) by Lewis Swift (IX-36) (and later listed as IC 847)
A magnitude 13.9 elliptical galaxy (type E0??) in Ursa Major (RA 13 05 32.1, Dec +53 41 08)
The second IC adds "= (W.H.) III #782, NGC 4974. Rümker's place agrees." This entry will be primarily concerned with historical identification (for instance, the confusion associated with the fact that the second IC states that this is NGC 4974, when it is actually NGC 4973); for anything else, see NGC 4973.

IC 848 (= PGC 45414)
Discovered (Jul 22, 1892) by
Stephane Javelle (226)
A magnitude 14.5 spiral galaxy (type Sb??) in Coma Berenices (RA 13 07 01.5, Dec +16 00 24)
Apparent size 0.8 by 0.6 arcmin?

IC 849 (= PGC 45480)
Discovered (May 10, 1893) by
Stephane Javelle (757)
A magnitude 13.0 spiral galaxy (type Sc??) in Virgo (RA 13 07 38.7, Dec -00 56 33)
Apparent size 1.6 by 1.3 arcmin?
SDSS image of spiral galaxy IC 849
Above, a 2.4 arcmin wide closeup of IC 849
Below, a 12 arcmin wide region centered on the galaxy, also showing IC 850
SDSS image of region near spiral galaxy IC 849, also showing IC 850
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