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Name/DesignationRight AscensionDeclinationTypeMagnitudeSizeDistanceDate LocationInstrumentEyepieceFilterNotes
NGC579614:59.4-16 37Galaxy11.61.9'x1.7'125KLYJuly 31 2011Belanglo 250mm f5.6 DobsonianEasy to see 'fuzzy' area next to two field stars close together. Prolonged obserevation shows bright centre and fainter surrounds.
NGC587815:13.8-14 16Galaxy11.53.5'x1.7'90KLYAugust 27 2011Belanglo 250mm f5.6 DobsonianSee notes20mmWA - could see it easily, but no detail. 13.8mmSWA - still no detail. 9mmNagler - takes elongated shape with a bright central region. 6mmWA - washes out.
NGC589715:17.4-21 01Globular Cluster8.612.6'39KLYJuly 17 1999Farmborough Heights 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian9.7mmSPVery large, but, apart from a handful of possibly foreground stars, couldn't make out single stars from the tenuous mass. The bulk of its stars must be very faint. A bit irregularly-shaped.
NGC589815:18.2-24 06Galaxy11.51.7'x1.7'93MLYJuly 17 1999Farmborough Heights 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian26mmPlossl/9.7mmSP[Observed with NGC5903] Obvious pair of non-stellar objects in a wide-field. At higher magnification, also in the same field. NGC5898 is the brighter of the two.
NGC590315:18.6-24 04Galaxy11.52.0'x1.7'104MLYJuly 17 1999Farmborough Heights 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian26mmPlossl/9.7mmSP[See NGC 5898] Obvious pair of non-stellar objects in a wide-field. At higher magnification, also in the same field. NGC5898 is the brighter of the two.
NGC591515:21.6-13 06Galaxy12.31.6'x1.2'97MLYJuly 18 2009Culburra 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWA/9mmNaglerCould just pick it at low power. Surprisingly bright and slightly elongated at high power.