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Name/DesignationRight AscensionDeclinationTypeMagnitudeSizeDistanceDate LocationInstrumentEyepieceFilterNotes
IC33503:35.5-34 27Galaxy12.959MLYOct 5 2002Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWASpent this observing session hopping through the Fornax Galaxy Cluster. Noted this galaxy as faint.
NGC107902:43.7-29 00Galaxy11.43.1' x 1.9'94MLYSep 27 2003Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian13.8mmSWAFairly bright. Nucleus easy to see. Prolonged obsevation brings out the outer regions.
NGC109702:46.3-30 17Galaxy9.39.3' x 6.6'53MLYFeb 11 2001Cataract 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian26mmPlossl+2XBarlowLarge, evenly spread blur of dull light, possibly elongated E-W.
NGC109702:46.3-30 17Galaxy9.39.3' x 6.6'53MLYSep 27 2003Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian13.8mmSWAVery bright. Extremely bright nucleus. Oriented approximately N-S.
NGC131003:21.0-37 08Galaxy2.3'Oct 5 2002Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWASpent this observing session hopping through the Fornax Galaxy Cluster. Noted this galaxy as faint and in the same field as NGC1316 and NGC1317.
NGC131603:22.7-37 12Galaxy8.97.1' x 5.5'71MLYOct 5 2002Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWASpent this observing session hopping through the Fornax Galaxy Cluster. Noted this galaxy as very bright and in the same field as NGC1317 and NGC1310.
NGC131703:22.8-37 06Galaxy11.03.2' x 2.8'83MLYOct 5 2002Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWASpent this observing session hopping through the Fornax Galaxy Cluster. Noted this galaxy as distinct and in the same field as NGC1316 and NGC1310.
NGC132603:23.9-36 28Galaxy10.54.0' x 3.0'51MLYOct 5 2002Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWASpent this observing session hopping through the Fornax Galaxy Cluster. Noted this galaxy as fairly easy.
NGC135003:31.1-33 38Galaxy10.54.3' x 2.4'72MLYOct 5 2002Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWASpent this observing session hopping through the Fornax Galaxy Cluster. Noted this galaxy as located by a star-hop along a curve of stars from NGC1380.
NGC136003:33.3-25 51Planetary Nebula9.4390"71KLYSep 7 2002Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian26mmPlosslUHCVery bright, very oval and very bright with a very noticable central star. [I also picked up the 3 nearby galaxies shown on map D39 of the Herald-Bobroff Astroatlas]
NGC136503:33.6-36 08Galaxy9.59.8' x 5.1'65MLYOct 5 2002Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWASpent this observing session hopping through the Fornax Galaxy Cluster. Noted this galaxy as easy. [Also Jan 11 2007 from Belanglo at 100x, saw this as superb. Very large. The barred-spiral structure is apparent. Extremely bright nucleus in the centre of the bar.]
NGC137403:35.3-35 14Galaxy11.01.8' x 1.81'48MLYOct 5 2002Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWASpent this observing session hopping through the Fornax Galaxy Cluster. Noted this galaxy as visible.
NGC137903:31.1-33 38Galaxy10.54.3' x 2.4'72MLYOct 5 2002Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWASpent this observing session hopping through the Fornax Galaxy Cluster. Noted this galaxy as visible.
NGC138003:36.5-34 59Galaxy10.04.9' x 1.9'72MLYOct 5 2002Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWASpent this observing session hopping through the Fornax Galaxy Cluster. Noted this galaxy as visible.
NGC138103:36.6-35 18Galaxy11.52.9' x 0.8'71MLYOct 5 2002Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWASpent this observing session hopping through the Fornax Galaxy Cluster. Noted this galaxy as visible.
NGC138603:36.9-36 00Galaxy11.23.5' x 1.5'28MLYOct 5 2002Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWASpent this observing session hopping through the Fornax Galaxy Cluster. Noted this galaxy as visible.
NGC138703:37.0-35 31Galaxy10.82.4' x 2.2'48MLYOct 5 2002Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWASpent this observing session hopping through the Fornax Galaxy Cluster. Noted this galaxy as visible.
NGC138903:37.2-35 45Galaxy11.42.1' x 1.4'40MLYOct 5 2002Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWASpent this observing session hopping through the Fornax Galaxy Cluster. Noted this galaxy as visible.
NGC139903:38.5-35 27Galaxy9.93.2' x 2.1'56MLYOct 5 2002Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWASpent this observing session hopping through the Fornax Galaxy Cluster. Noted this galaxy as visible.
NGC140403:38.9-35 35Galaxy10.32.5' x 2.3'77MLYOct 5 2002Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWASpent this observing session hopping through the Fornax Galaxy Cluster. Noted this galaxy as very bright.