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Object reference Size Shape Visual Scale Telescope used
NGC 2208 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2303 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch

Other notes

Best placed from mid autumn to mid Spring.

Auriga has galactic co-ordinates of approximately 170, +5.

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

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