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Object reference Size Shape Visual Scale Telescope used
NGC 5962 very small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 6010 very small slither
1
Meade 16 inch
NGC 5980 very small oval
1
Meade 16 inch
NGC 5996 very small oval
1
Meade 16 inch
NGC 5990 very small oval
1
Meade 16 inch
NGC 5921 small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 6118 small oval
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 6070 small oval
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 5957 small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 5970 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5984 very small slither
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 5928 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 6012 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 5953 very small circular
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 5937 very small oval
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 6004 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 6014 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 5956 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 6021 very small oval
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 6018 very small oval
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 6023 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 6020 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 5936 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
IC 1116 very small oval
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 5954 very small oval
<0.5
Darkstar 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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