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Object reference Size Shape Visual Scale Telescope used
NGC 6217 small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 6048 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 6251 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3172 very small circular
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch

This table is sorted by visual scale and then size.

Other notes

Visible all year around.

Ursa Minor has galactic co-ordinates of approximately 110, 30.

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

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