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Object reference Size Shape Visual Scale Telescope used
NGC 7013 small thin oval
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 6764 very small oval
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 6824 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch

This table is sorted by visual scale and then size.

Other notes

Best placed in early summer through to mid autumn.

Cygnus has galactic co-ordinates of approximately 80, 0.

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

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