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Name/DesignationRight AscensionDeclinationTypeMagnitudeSizeDistanceDate LocationInstrumentEyepieceFilterNotes
NGC5500:14.9-39 11Galaxy8.131' x 6.3'4MLYOctober 4 1997Mt Keira 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian26mmPlosslVery long and very bright edge-on spiral. Very bright central bulge.
NGC13400:30.4-33 15Galaxy10.18.1' x 2.6'67MLYNov 12 2004Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian13.8mmSWA + 2X BarlowSpiral. Long, very elongated. to the north lie a square of 4 stars with a fifth right in the centre.
NGC25300:47.6-25 17Galaxy7.125.1' x 7.4'11MLYOct 8 2004Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWALying more or less North-South. Huge, bright galaxy.
NGC28800:52.8-26 35Globular Cluster8.113.8'27KLYNov 12 2004Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian13.8mmSWAVery large. Irregularly-shaped for a globular cluster.
NGC30000:54.9-37 41Galaxy9.0p20.0' x 14.8'4MLYNov 12 2004Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian13.8mmSWA + 2X BarlowSpiral. Long, very elongated. to the north lie a square of 4 stars with a fifth right in the centre.
NGC61301:34.3-29 25Galaxy10.0p5.8' x 4.6'64MLYOct 13 2006Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian20mmSWABright, clasic edge-on-spiral with a very prominent nucleus. Bright field star lies to the NE..
NGC750723:12.1-28 32Galaxy10.42.6' x 2.6'73MLYNov 12 2004Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWA13.8mmSWAVery large and elliptical. Set within a triangle of fiels stars.
NGC779323:57.8-32 35Galaxy9.210.5' x 6.2'9MLYNov 12 2004Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian6.3mm PlosslHuge. Very bright. Nearly round. Arc of 5 stars stretching north; the middle 3 close together. Centre slightly brighter. Impression is of a large face-on spiral.