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Deep Sky Objects

Name/DesignationRight AscensionDeclinationTypeMagnitudeSizeDistanceDate LocationInstrumentEyepieceFilterNotes
NGC296709:42.1-00 20Galaxy11.63.0'x2.9'85MLYFebruary 24 2012Belanglo 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian9mmNaglerAppears elliptical. Uniform brightness across the object.
NGC3115;Spindle Galaxy10:05.2-07 43Galaxy9.28.3'x3.2'21MLYFebruary 21 1998Mt Keira 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian6.3mmPlosslLarge, bright and elongated. Especially bright and compressed centre with wispy surrounds.