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Object reference Size Shape Visual Scale Telescope used
NGC 5962 very small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5921 small circular
0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5970 small oval
0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5928 very small circular
0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5953 very small circular
0.5
Dark Star 14 inch
NGC 5954 very small circular
0.5
Dark Star 14 inch

This table is sorted by visual scale and then size.

Other notes

Best placed from mid spring to late summer.

Serpens has galactic co-ordinates of approximately 30, 10.

So when you look at this constellation you are looking through the galactic plane towards the core of our spiral galaxy.

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