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Deep Sky Objects

Name/DesignationRight AscensionDeclinationTypeMagnitudeSizeDistanceDate LocationInstrumentEyepieceFilterNotes
IC449915:00.3-82 13Globular Cluster10.67.6'61KLYAug 6 2005Cordeaux 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWA, 20mmWASpotted with the 32mm as a large but very faint glow. Beyond the 20mm couldn not see it at all. Pin-point centre, like a star in the middle of a planetary nebula. Best seen at low power with averted vision. I would not have picked it as a globular cluster.
NGC610116:25.8-72 12Globular Cluster9.310.7'40KLYAugust 26 2000Cataract 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian9.7mmSPLarge, unresolved and faint. Triangle of field stars preceding.
NGC610116:25.8-72 12Globular Cluster9.310.7'40KLYApril 24 2001Cataract 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWALarge but faint and unresolved.