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Deep Sky Objects

Name/DesignationRight AscensionDeclinationTypeMagnitudeSizeDistanceDate LocationInstrumentEyepieceFilterNotes
NGC6981; M7220:53.5-12 32Globular Cluster9.45.9'62KLYSeptember 27 2007 Mt Keira250mm f5.6 Dobsonian26mmPlosslA small and rather dull cluster.
NGC6994; M7320:59.0-12 38Open Cluster8.9p2.8'September 27 2007 Mt Keira250mm f5.6 Dobsonian26mmPlosslNever actually identified this but when I did some resesrch it turns out it's actually an asterism of 4 stars and not a real object.
NGC7009; PK037-34.1; Saturn Nebula21:04.2-11 22Planetary Nebula8.025"2.9KLYOctober 25 1997 Mt Keira250mm f5.6 Dobsonian26mmPlosslUHC/OIIIBright, definately planet-like disk that seems to pulsate slightly with small movements of the eye. More contrast though no more detail with the filters.
NGC7089; M221:33.5-00 49Globular Cluster6.513'2.9KLYSeptember 6 1997 Mt Keira250mm f5.6 Dobsonian26mmPlossl/6.3mmPlosslVery bright and large. Resolves under high magnification.
NGC7293; PK036-57.1; Helix Nebula22:29.6-20 48Planetary Nebula7.3>769"425LYSeptember 6 1997 Mt Keira250mm f5.6 Dobsonian26mmPlosslUHCVery large, featureless, nebulous disk enhanced slightly with filter.