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Object reference Size Shape Visual Scale Telescope used
NGC 2513 very small circular
2
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2775 small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2554 small circular
1
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2789 very small circular
1
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2565 very small oval
1
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2577 very small oval
1
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2592 very small circular
1
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2648 small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2672 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2507 very small circular
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 2623 very small thin oval
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2619 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2804 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2608 very small oval
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2545 very small oval
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2563 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2749 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2764 very small oval
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2819 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2512 very small oval
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2560 very small slither
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2795 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2809 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2557 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2735 very small oval
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2794 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2562 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2824 very small oval
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2594 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2797 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2625 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2796 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2569 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2624 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch

This table is sorted by visual scale and then size.

Other notes

Best placed from winter to spring.

Cancer has galactic co-ordinates of approximately 210, 30.

As you look towards Cancer you are looking above the galactic plane above the Perseus arm of our spiral galaxy

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