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Object reference Size Shape Visual Scale Telescope used
NGC 772 medium oval
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 972 small oval
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 697 small thin oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 678 small slither
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 1156 small circular
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 1134 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 1012 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 821 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 877 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 680 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 976 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 820 very small oval
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 794 very small circular
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 786 very small circular
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch

This table is sorted by visual scale and then size.

Galaxy groupings

NGC 678 / NGC 680, - 0.5/0.5 - faint pair

Other notes

Best placed in autumn.

Aries has galactic co-ordinates of approximately 140, -40.

So when you look at this constellation you are looking below the galactic plane under the Perseus spiral arm of our galaxy.

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