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Object reference Size Shape Visual Scale Telescope used
NGC 5248 medium circular
2
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5676 small oval
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5689 small thin oval
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5707 very small slither
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5687 very small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5614 very small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5557 very small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5633 very small oval
1
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 5653 very small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5797 very small oval
1
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 5529 medium slither
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5899 small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5533 small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5859 very small thin oval
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 5582 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5660 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5490 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5673 very small slither
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 5875 very small oval
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 5820 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5665 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5656 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5966 very small oval
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 5930 very small oval
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 5795 very small slither
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 5598 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5600 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5818 very small circular
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 5857 very small oval
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 5804 very small circular
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 5794 very small circular
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 5929 very small circular
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch

This table is sorted by visual scale and then size.

Other notes

Best placed in early spring to mid summer.

Bootes has galactic co-ordinates of approximately 40, 70.

So when you look at this constellation you are looking well above the galactic plane above the Sagitarius arm of our spiral galaxy.

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