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Object reference Size Shape Visual Scale Telescope used
NGC 1023 medium oval
2
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 1169 small oval
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 1275 very small circular
1
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 1138 very small circular
1
Meade 16 inch
NGC 1003 medium oval
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 1129 small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 1058 small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 1161 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 1167 very small circular
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 1272 very small circular
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 1175 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 1106 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 1122 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch

This table is sorted by visual scale and then size.

Other notes

Best placed from late summer to early winter.

Perseus has galactic co-ordinates of approximately 150, -50.

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

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