- Galaxies & Groups (Per) -

And (96) Cep (5) Cyg (20) Lac (19) Ori (4) Tau (1)
Aql (3) Cet (21) Del (13) Leo (112) Peg (134) Tri (49)
Aqr (11) CMa (2) Dra (70) Lep (4) Per (31) UMa (162)
Ari (35) CMi (5) Equ (5) Lib (1) Psc (59) UMi (4)
Aur (1) Cnc (59) Eri (3) LMi (31) Pup (1) Vir (112)
Boo (19) Com (102) Gem (35) Lyn (63) Ser (16) Vul (3)
Cam (45) CrB (31) Her (39) Lyr (21) Sex (13)
Cas (6) CVn (86) Hya (4) Oph (2) Sgr (1)

Arp 135 (GLXGRP)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 10×10'
Name: Arp135
Type: GLXGRP
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 02h40m24.01s / +39°03'47.70"

Group Members:
NGC1023 (UGC2154, H1.156) 9m3 8.7x3.0' (82°)
NGC1023A 13m0 1.6x1.4'
NGC1023A is the faint, oval brightening at the southeastern edge of NGC1023.

Robert Zebahl
B 8x40, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.9
The observation is only related to the bright NGC1023.

FAILED
80mm f/6.25, 50x, Bortle 6-, NELM 5m0+, SQM-L 19.6
NGC1023: At 20x quite small, roundish to slightly oval. At 50x somewhat elongated with brighter center.

EASY
4.5" f/8, 90x, Bortle 6-, NELM 5m0+, SQM-L 19.6
NGC1023: At 36x oval with much brighter core. Located nearby an evident star pair. At 90x obviously elongated with very bright, bulgy core, spindle-shaped.

EASY
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4
NGC1023: Bright, compact core most obvious and seen with direct vision. Fainter outer extension seen with averted vision. Very elongated.

EASY
12.5" f/4.5, 96x, Bortle 3, SQM-L 21.3
NGC1023: Bright, compact, round nucleus with slightly oval, brighter core area. The much fainter outer regions appeared very elongated with averted vision.

EASY
33" f/3.9, 300x, Bortle 3, SQM-L 21.4
Besides the very bright NGC1023 I tried to see the faint companion NGC1023A. There was probably an irregularity in the halo of NGC1023 visible, but not sure.

EASY
René Merting
12.5" f/4.5, 111x, SQM-L 21.5
NGC 1023: bei 72x ein auffälliger diffuser Nebel, der zur Mitte schnell heller wird, Elongation 3:1 - bei 111x ist der Kern sehr hell, er erinnert an einen matschigen Stern

NGC 1023A: die Galaxie ist in keiner Vergrößerung bis 240x sichtbar
EASY

IC 257 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: IC257, UGC2298
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 02h49m45.60s / +46°58'35.20"
Brightness / Size: 12m6 / 2.2x1.2'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 220x, Bortle 6-, SQM-L 18.9
Very faint, roundish, condensed. Held with averted vision.
DIFFICULT

IC 290 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: IC290, IC1884, UGC2561
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h09m42.73s / +40°58'26.96"
Brightness / Size: 14m8 / 1.2x0.3'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 216x, Bortle 4 FAILED

IC 292 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: IC292, IC1887, UGC2567
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h10m12.93s / +40°45'56.50"
Brightness / Size: 13m6 / 1.2x0.7'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 4
Permanently held with averted vision, oval, faint.
DIFFICULT

IC 293 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: IC293, IC1888
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h10m56.15s / +41°08'13.53"
Brightness / Size: 14m3 / 1.1x0.8'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 4
Roundish, faint brightening.
DIFFICULT

NGC 1003 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 6×6'
Name: NGC1003, UGC2137, H2.238, H3.198
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 02h39m16.89s / +40°52'20.25"
Brightness / Size: 11m4 / 5.7x2.2'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 20.9
Oval, almost evenly bright. Conspicuous with averted vision. Near a brighter field star.
MODERATE

NGC 1023 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 9×9'
Name: NGC1023, UGC2154, H1.156
Group: Arp135, NGC1023 Group
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 02h40m24.01s / +39°03'47.70"
Brightness / Size: 9m3 / 8.7x3.0'
Robert Zebahl
B 8x40, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.9

FAILED
80mm f/6.25, 50x, Bortle 6-, NELM 5m0+, SQM-L 19.6
At 20x quite small, roundish to slightly oval. At 50x somewhat elongated with brighter center.

EASY
4.5" f/8, 90x, Bortle 6-, NELM 5m0+, SQM-L 19.6
At 36x oval with much brighter core. Located nearby an evident star pair. At 90x obviously elongated with very bright, bulgy core, spindle-shaped.

EASY
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4
Bright, compact core most obvious and seen with direct vision. Fainter outer extension seen with averted vision. Very elongated.

EASY
12.5" f/4.5, 96x, Bortle 3, SQM-L 21.3
Bright, compact, round nucleus with slightly oval, brighter core area. The much fainter outer regions appeared very elongated with averted vision.

EASY
René Merting
12.5" f/4.5, 111x, SQM-L 21.5
bei 72x ist NGC 1023 ein auffälliger diffuser Nebel, der zur Mitte schnell heller wird, Elongation 3:1 - bei 111x ist der Kern sehr hell, er erinnert an einen matschigen Stern
EASY

NGC 1023A (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1023A
Group: Arp135, NGC1023 Group
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 02h40m37.70s / +39°03'29.00"
Brightness / Size: 13m0 / 1.6x1.4'
Robert Zebahl
12.5" f/4.5, 160x, Bortle 3, SQM-L 21.3
Used magnifications from 160x up to 240x.

FAILED
33" f/3.9, 300x, Bortle 3, SQM-L 21.4
There was probably an irregularity in the halo of NGC1023 visible, but not sure.

FAILED
René Merting
12.5" f/4.5, 240x, SQM-L 21.5
die Galaxie NGC 1023A wird in keiner Vergrößerung bis 240x sichtbar

FAILED
12.5" f/4.5, 240x, SQM-L 21.5
die Galaxie ist in keiner Vergrößerung bis 240x sichtbar
FAILED

NGC 1040 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS I - 5×5'
Name: NGC1040, NGC1053, UGC2187
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 02h43m12.43s / +41°30'02.24"
Brightness / Size: b14m0 / 1.7x0.8'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 20.9
Slightly elongated, nearly evenly bright, pretty faint.
MODERATE

NGC 1058 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1058, UGC2193, H2.633
Group: NGC1023 Group
Type: GLX, SY2
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 02h43m30.06s / +37°20'28.33"
Brightness / Size: 11m2 / 2.5x2.5'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4
Faint, diffuse, evenly bright, round.

MODERATE
16" f/4.5, 100x, Bortle 4-, SQM-L 20.9
Observed at 100x and 200x. Overall roundish, moderately condensed without distinct core. Towards the east the galaxy fades more into the background, to the west it was more sharply limited. At the northwestern edge a bright knot was conspicuous.

EASY
René Merting
12.5" f/4.5, 111x, SQM-L 21.5
bei 72x zeigt sich ein relativ großer gleichmäßig heller einfach sichtbarer Fleck - bei 85x weiterhin keine Helligkeitsunterschiede - bei 111x wirkt die Galaxie nach Norden etwas heller und begrenzter
EASY

NGC 1077 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS I - 5×5'
Name: NGC1077, NGC1077A, UGC2230
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 02h46m00.57s / +40°05'24.82"
Brightness / Size: b14m6 / 1.1x0.8'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 20.9
Barely condensed, roundish to slightly oval, pretty faint.
MODERATE

NGC 1086 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS I - 5×5'
Name: NGC1086, UGC2258
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 02h47m56.38s / +41°14'47.41"
Brightness / Size: 12m8 / 1.5x1.0'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 20.9
Pretty faint, slightly oval, anything but evident, barely condensed.
MODERATE

NGC 1106 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS I - 5×5'
Name: NGC1106, UGC2322
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 02h50m40.52s / +41°40'17.15"
Brightness / Size: 13m4 / 1.8x1.8'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 20.9
Pretty faint, evenly bright, roundish.
MODERATE

NGC 1122 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1122, NGC1123, UGC2353, H2.601
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 02h52m51.06s / +42°12'19.44"
Brightness / Size: 12m1 / 1.8x1.3'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 20.9
Roundish (?), almost evenly bright.
MODERATE

NGC 1129 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1129, UGC2373, H2.602
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 02h54m27.40s / +41°34'46.70"
Brightness / Size: 12m5 / 4.0x3.1'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 20.9
Relatively large, roundish, barely condensed (?). Appeared partially slightly oval.
MODERATE

NGC 1159 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1159, UGC2467
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h00m46.52s / +43°09'45.10"
Brightness / Size: 13m5 / 0.5x0.4'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 3 FAILED

NGC 1160 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1160, UGC2475, H3.199
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h01m13.26s / +44°57'19.52"
Brightness / Size: 12m8 / 1.9x0.9'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 220x, Bortle 6-, SQM-L 18.9
Just glimpsed as extremely faint glow. At the limit of perception.

DIFFICULT
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 3
Obviously elongated, moderately faint.
MODERATE

NGC 1161 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1161, UGC2474, H2.239
Type: GLX, SY1
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h01m14.08s / +44°53'50.60"
Brightness / Size: 11m0 / 2.8x2.0'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 6-, SQM-L 18.9
Close to two evident stars. At 100x and 150x rather faint, oval, less condensed, very diffuse. At 220x slightly condensed and almost visible with direct vision.
MODERATE

NGC 1169 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1169, UGC2503, H2.620
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h03m34.76s / +46°23'10.74"
Brightness / Size: 11m3 / 4.6x2.7'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 100x, Bortle 6-, SQM-L 18.9
Overall pretty faint and very diffuse. The brighter core area was most obvious and appeared roundish to slightly oval.
MODERATE

NGC 1171 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1171, UGC2510
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h03m59.01s / +43°23'53.77"
Brightness / Size: 12m3 / 2.7x1.1'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 3
Elongated, broadening toward the middle.
MODERATE

NGC 1174 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1174, NGC1186, UGC2521, H4.43
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h05m30.85s / +42°50'07.67"
Brightness / Size: 11m4 / 3.2x1.2'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 3
Oval shape, moderately faint.
MODERATE

NGC 1175 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1175, UGC2515, H2.607
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h04m32.37s / +42°20'21.35"
Brightness / Size: 12m9 / 1.9x0.7'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 133x, Bortle 3
Very elongated, fairly thin.
MODERATE

NGC 1198 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1198, IC282, UGC2533
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h06m13.24s / +41°50'56.31"
Brightness / Size: 12m5 / 1.9x1.1'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 133x, Bortle 3
Diffuse, fairly faint brightening.
MODERATE

NGC 1212 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1212, IC1883, UGC2560
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h09m42.21s / +40°53'34.97"
Brightness / Size: 14m6 / 1.0x0.5'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 4
Roundish, compact & very faint brightening.
DIFFICULT

NGC 1224 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1224, UGC2578
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h11m13.55s / +41°21'49.47"
Brightness / Size: 13m7 / 1.4x1.2'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 4
Very faint with brighter, extended core area.
DIFFICULT

NGC 1250 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1250, UGC2613
Group: Abell426, Perseus-Cluster
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h15m21.10s / +41°21'19.52"
Brightness / Size: 12m9 / 2.1x0.9'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 4
Oval with slightly brighter core, otherwise fairly faint.
DIFFICULT

NGC 1259 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1259
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h17m17.30s / +41°23'07.22"
Brightness / Size: 14m3 / 0.6x0.6'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Extremely faint, roundish, very compact. Barely seen with averted vision.
DIFFICULT

NGC 1260 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1260, UGC2634
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h17m27.20s / +41°24'18.49"
Brightness / Size: 13m3 / 1.5x0.7'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Clearly oval, evenly bright.
DIFFICULT

NGC 1264 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1264, UGC2643
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h17m59.58s / +41°31'12.70"
Brightness / Size: 14m1 / 1.0x0.5'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Difficult! Glimpsed as very compact brightening. Only seen with a 6mm ortho.
DIFFICULT

NGC 1465 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1465, UGC2891
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h53m31.92s / +32°29'34.32"
Brightness / Size: 13m7 / 1.7x0.5'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 171x, Bortle 4
At 96x compact, slightly elongated. At 171x more evident, but overall fairly faint.
MODERATE

UGC 2888 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: UGC2888
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h53m19.19s / +32°19'48.36"
Brightness / Size: b15m1 / 1.1x0.7'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 133x, Bortle 4
Rarely seen as slightly oval, very faint brightening.
DIFFICULT