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Name/DesignationRight AscensionDeclinationTypeMagnitudeSizeDistanceDate LocationInstrumentEyepieceFilterNotes
IC145922:57.2-36 28Galaxy10.04.9'x3.6'September 15 2006Belanglo 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWABright, round and small lying almost in the centre of 2 field stars oriented E-W.
IC5148/5021:59.6-39 23Planetary Nebula11.02.2'September 15 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian9.7mmSPUHCLarge, grey, very distinct do-nut-shaped with 8th magnitude star on the S edge.
NGC714421:52.7-48 15Galaxy10.73.5'x3.5'90MLYAug 18 2006Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian13.8mmSWARound with a very bright nucleus.
NGC721322:09.3-47 10Galaxy10.51.9'x1.8'76MLYSeptember 6 1997Mt Keira 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian26mmPlosslBright galaxy next to alpha-Grucis.
NGC741022:55.0-39 40Galaxy10.45.5' x 2.0'71MLYSeptember 15 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian26mmPlosslBright and elongated with a very bright elongated centre.
NGC742422:57.3-41 04Galaxy10.27.6' x 6.8'37MLYSeptember 15 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian26mmPlosslLarge, round, soft glow.
NGC742623:02.1-39 35Galaxy11.65.9' x 1.8'52MLYSeptember 15 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian26mmPlosslSoft, oval glow.
NGC749623:09.8-43 26Galaxy11.13.5' x 2.8'63MLYSeptember 15 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian26mmPlosslLarge, oval glow. Field star at the S tip.
NGC755223:16.2-42 35Galaxy10.73.5' x 2.5'71MLYSeptember 15 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian9.7mmSPLovely bright spiral. Very bright nucleus. (Member of the Grus Quartet-NGC7552/7582/7590/7599).
NGC758223:18.4-42 22Galaxy10.64.6' x 2.3'62MLYSeptember 15 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian9.7mmSPVery bright, spindle-like galaxy. (Member of the Grus Quartet-NGC7552/7582/7590/7599).
NGC759023:18.9-42 14Galaxy11.62.7' x 1.1'61MLYSeptember 15 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian26mmPlosslShort, very bright streak. (Member of the Grus Quartet-NGC7552/7582/7590/7599).
NGC759923:19.3-42 15Galaxy11.44.4' x 1.5'72MLYSeptember 15 2001Kangaloon 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian9.7mmSPLarge, oval blob. Uniform in brightness. (Member of the Grus Quartet-NGC7552/7582/7590/7599).