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Object reference Size Shape Visual Scale Telescope used
NGC 6703 very small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 6792 very small oval
<0.5
Meade16inch
NGC 6702 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 6675 very small circular
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 6688 very small circular
<0.5
Meade16inch
NGC 6745 very small oval
< 0.5
Meade16inch
NGC 6646 very small circular
<0.5
Meade16inch

This table is sorted by visual scale and then size.

Other notes

Best placed from mid Spring to mid autumn.

Lyra has galactic co-ordinates of approximately 60, 15.

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

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