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Name/DesignationRight AscensionDeclinationTypeMagnitudeSizeDistanceDate LocationInstrumentEyepieceFilterNotes
NGC414712 :10.1+18 33Globular Cluster10.34.0'57KLYApr 30 2005Cordeaux 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian20mmWA+2X BarlowBright, round and fairly even in brightness throughout. Not many stars in the field. It forms an equilateral triangle with two of them.
NGC4192/M9812:13.8+14 54Galaxy10.19.5' x 3.2'36MLYMay 19 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWAOn a night when I was 'galaxy hopping' and noting which galaxies I could see, noted this as 'elongated'.
NGC4254/M9912:18.8+14 25Galaxy9.85.4' x 4.8'41MLYMay 19 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWAOn a night when I was 'galaxy hopping' and noting which galaxies I could see, noted this as 'large, round'.
NGC426212:19.5+14 53Galaxy11.52.2' x 2.0'56MLYMay 19 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWAOn a night when I was 'galaxy hopping' and noting which galaxies I could see, simply noted that I saw it.
NGC429312:21.2+18 23Galaxy11.52.2' x 2.0'56MLYMay 19 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWAOn a night when I was 'galaxy hopping' and noting which galaxies I could see, simply noted that I saw it.
NGC4321/M10012:22.9+15 49Galaxy10.46.0' x 3.0'36MLYMay 19 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWAOn a night when I was 'galaxy hopping' and noting which galaxies I could see, noted this as 'easy'.
NGC437712:25.2+14 56Galaxy11.81.8' x 1.5'56MLYMay 19 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWAOn a night when I was 'galaxy hopping' and noting which galaxies I could see, simply noted that I saw it.
NGC4382/M8512:25.4+18 11Galaxy9.27.1' x 5.2'41MLYMay 19 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWAOn a night when I was 'galaxy hopping' and noting which galaxies I could see, noted this as 'easy'. Observed with NGC4394
NGC439412:25.9+18 13Galaxy10.93.9' x 3.5'31MLYMay 19 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWAOn a night when I was 'galaxy hopping' and noting which galaxies I could see, noted this as 'easy' Observed with M85.
NGC441912:26.9+15 03Galaxy11.13.4' x 1.3'15MLYMay 19 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWAOn a night when I was 'galaxy hopping' and noting which galaxies I could see, simply noted that I saw it.
NGC445012:28.5+17 05Galaxy10.14.8' x 3.5'87MLYMay 19 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWAOn a night when I was 'galaxy hopping' and noting which galaxies I could see, simply noted that I saw it.
NGC445912:29.0+13 59Galaxy10.43.8' x 2.8'45MLYMay 19 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWAOn a night when I was 'galaxy hopping' and noting which galaxies I could see, simply noted that I saw it.
NGC447312:29.8+13 26Galaxy10.24.5' x 2.6'96MLYMay 19 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWAOn a night when I was 'galaxy hopping' and noting which galaxies I could see, noted M86 and all the surrounding galaxies I could see in the same 1.5 degree field: NGC 4435/4438/4388/4425/4402/4413/4387/4461/4458/4473.
NGC447712:30.0+13 38Galaxy10.44.0' x 3.5'52MLYMay 19 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWAOn a night when I was 'galaxy hopping' and noting which galaxies I could see, simply noted that I saw it.
NGC449412:31.4+25 47Galaxy9.94.8' x 3.8'56MLYApr 17 2004Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian13.8mmSWABright and round.
NGC4501/M8812:32.0+14 25Galaxy9.56.9' x 3.9'41MLYMay 19 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWAOn a night when I was 'galaxy hopping' and noting which galaxies I could see, noted this as 'very large and bright'.
NGC4548/M9112:35.4+14 30Galaxy10.25.4' x 4.4'61MLYMay 19 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWAOn a night when I was 'galaxy hopping' and noting which galaxies I could see, simply noted this as 'very large and bright'.
NGC455912:36.0+27 58Galaxy9.910.5' x 4.9'35MLYApr 30 2005Cordeaux 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian20mmWA+2X BarlowLarge, amporhous mass between two field stars.
NGC456512:36.3+25 59Galaxy9.616.2' x 2.8'49MLYApr 30 2005Cordeaux 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian6mmWALong and thin. Stretches nearly across the field. Very bright in the centre. Looks like a classic edge-on-spiral.
NGC4826/M64/Black-eye Galaxy12:56.7+21 41Galaxy8.59.3' x 5.4'12MLYJune 16 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWALarge and bright. Easy to find. Very bright, almost pin-point centre and a large oval mass surrounding. A wide-field object.
NGC5024/M5313:12.9+18 10Globular Cluster7.712.6'69KLYJune 16 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWALarge, bright easy to find. [Also observed June 12 1999]
NGC505313:16.4+17 42Globular Cluster9.810.5'50KLYJune 16 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWAVery large, low surface brightness and very hard to see. Can just detect with averted vision.