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Object reference Size Shape Visual Scale Telescope used
NGC 1762 very small oval
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 1819 very small circular
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 1924 very small circular
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch

This table is sorted by visual scale and then size.

Other notes

Best placed from mid autumn to early spring.

Orion has galactic co-ordinates of approximately 210, -20.

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

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