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Object reference Size Shape Visual Scale Telescope used
NGC 3031 large oval
4
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3034 large oval
3
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2768 medium oval
2
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2841 medium oval
2
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3675 medium oval
2
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5322 medium circular
2
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4605 medium oval
2
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3077 medium circular
2
TAL 150P
NGC 4026 small thin oval
2
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2685 small oval
2
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4036 small oval
2
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3898 small circular
2
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2681 small circular
2
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3941 small circular
2
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3665 small circular
2
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2787 small oval
2
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3949 very small oval
2
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3990 very small oval
2
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5457 large circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3556 medium thin oval
1
TAL 150P
NGC 3953 medium oval
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3945 medium oval
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2976 medium oval
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4088 medium oval
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3642 medium circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2985 small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3893 small oval
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4062 small oval
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5308 small slither
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5389 small thin oval
1
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 3613 small oval
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3619 small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4102 small oval
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3310 very small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4041 very small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3998 very small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2950 very small oval
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
IC 750 very small oval
1
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 3738 very small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3610 very small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3583 very small oval
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5430 very small oval
1
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 3982 very small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3348 very small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3690 very small oval
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5631 very small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3894 very small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3813 very small oval
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2639 very small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3888 very small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3658 very small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3838 very small oval
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3458 very small oval
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3994 very small oval
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3718 medium oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3198 medium oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3079 medium slither
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3184 medium circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3992 medium oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3359 medium oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4157 medium slither
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4096 medium thin oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4144 medium slither
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3726 medium circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3448 medium thin oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4100 medium thin oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3877 medium slither
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4051 medium circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3938 medium circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5474 small circular
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 3631 small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5204 small oval
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 4013 small slither
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2654 small slither
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3756 small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3600 small slither
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5448 small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5422 small slither
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4814 small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2693 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2742 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3780 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3729 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3769 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3206 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5485 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2998 very small oval
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 3963 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3995 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4085 very small thin oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2880 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
IC 749 very small circular
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 2771 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 2629 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 5473 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4290 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3811 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3320 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2701 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3182 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5379 very small oval
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 3652 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3669 very small slither
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 4335 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3516 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3065 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3683 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3788 very small thin oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3835 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2769 very small slither
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 3668 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 3657 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2756 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3471 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3674 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2854 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2726 very small thin oval
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 5480 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4500 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3595 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3445 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3782 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3928 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5481 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3991 very small slither
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3796 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2692 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3238 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3958 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4047 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3895 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2856 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3066 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3985 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 2767 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch

This table is sorted by visual scale and then size.

Galaxy groupings

M 81 / M 82 - 4/3 - The most awesome pair in the skybino.gif - 2085 Bytes
NGC 3065 / NGC 3066 - 0.5/0.5
Other notes

Best placed from mid winter through to late summer

Ursa Major has galactic co-ordinates of approximately 140, 60.

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

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