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Deep Sky Objects

Name/DesignationRight AscensionDeclinationTypeMagnitudeSizeDistanceDate LocationInstrumentEyepieceFilterNotes
NGC6853; M27; PK-03.1; Dumbell Nebula19:59.6+22 43Planetary Nebula7.4350"x910"300LYSeptember 6 1997Mt Keira 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian26mmPlosslUHCVery large and bright. The shape can be seen. Enhanced greatly with filter.
NGC6853; M27; PK-03.1; Dumbell Nebula19:59.6+22 43Planetary Nebula7.4350"x910"300LYJuly 20 2020Culburra 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian9mmNaglerTIUHC/OIIIImmensley large, football-shaped, with the dumbell shape taking up the central portion and lighter nebula at the pointed ends. The contrast between the darker 'dumbell' and lighter part of the nebula is slightly enhanced with the OIII filter.
NGC688220:11.9+26 29Open Cluster5.520'2.0KLYOct 8 2004Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian13.8mmSWAA large, loose cluster around 20 Vul. Can't differentiate from NGC6885.
NGC688520:12.0+26 29Open Cluster5.7p7.0'1.9KLYOct 8 2004Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian13.8mmSWAA large, loose cluster around 20 Vul. Can't differentiate from NGC6882.
NGC694020:34.6+28 18Open Cluster6.331'2.6KLYSeptember 22 2006Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWALarge and fairly rich. Several dozen fairly faint stars. [Also Oct 13 2006 - noted a red star in the centre of the cluster]
Stock 119:35.8+25 12Open Cluster5.360'September 22 2006Jerrara Dam 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian32mmSWAVery large and very loose cluster.