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Name/DesignationRight AscensionDeclinationTypeMagnitudeSizeDistanceDate LocationInstrumentEyepieceFilterNotes
IC200603:54.1-35 39Galaxy12.22.3'x2.1'53MLYFebruary 24 2012Belanglo 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian9mmNaglerRound and very bright, especially the nucleus.
NGC123203:09.8-20 35Galaxy9.97.8' x 6.9'72MLYSeptember 15 2006Belanglo 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWALarge, bright, round, uniform.
NGC129103:17.3-41 08Galaxy8.510.5' x 9.1'29MLYJan 05 2003Cataract 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian26mmPlossl/9.7mmSP/6mmPlosslBeautiful. Very bright core and bright halo. Looks really good at all magnifications.
NGC129103:17.3-41 08Galaxy8.510.5' x 9.1'29MLYJan 05 2003Wiruna 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian13.8mmSWAOriented north-south, with a field star on the northern edge. Very bright with an extremely bright nucleus , which tends to overshadow the rest.
NGC148703:55.8-42 22Galaxy11.42.0'x1.4'23MLYFeb 24 2012Belanglo 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian9mmNaglerAppears elliptical. Forms a tight triangle with two nearby field stars.
NGC1535; PK206-40.104:14.2-12 44Planetary Nrbula9.618"x44"5KLYDecember 31 1997Farmborough Heights 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian26mmPlosslQuite large and bright and easy to pick as a planetary at low power. Increasing magnification showed no extra detail. There is a very bright centre, possibly a star.
NGC163704:41.5-02 51Galaxy10.93.3' x 2.9'27MLYFeb 05 2005Cordeaux 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian13.8mmSWAA faint, round haze. Uniform in brightness. Possibly an elliptical galaxy.