- Galaxies & Groups (Psc) -

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 227 (GLXGRP)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 15×15'
Name: Arp227
Type: GLXGRP
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h19m58.00s / +03°25'00.00"

Group Members:
NGC470 (UGC858, H3.250) 11m8 2.9x1.7'
NGC474 (UGC864, H3.251) 11m5 6.1x5.0'
The eastern NGC474 already shows impressively concentric rings. On long time exposures very complex structures came to the fore.

Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 100x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.9
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.6

NGC470: Already visible at 66x with direct vision. At 100x oval, slightly brighter core, otherwise evenly bright.

NGC474: Already visible at 66x with direct vision. At 100x roundish, appeared smaller than NGC470, but similarly bright with relatively bright, distinct, compact center.
EASY

Arp 229 (GLXGRP)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 12×12'
Name: Arp229
Type: GLXGRP
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h23m34.00s / +33°16'30.00"

Group Members:
NGC503 14m1 0.9x0.7'
NGC504 (UGC935) 13m0 1.7x0.4'
NGC507 (UGC938, H3.159) 11m3 3.1x3.1' (60°)
NGC508 (UGC939, H3.160) 13m1 1.3x1.3'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4
I only observed the bright NGC507: Relatively large & faint with brighter core.
MODERATE

Arp 331 (GLXGRP)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 20×20'
Name: Arp331
Type: GLXGRP
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h07m15.00s / +32°24'00.00"

Group Members:
NGC373 14m9 0.4x0.4'
NGC375 (PGC3953) 14m5 0.5x0.5'
NGC379 (UGC683, H2.215) 12m9 1.4x0.7'
NGC380 (UGC682, H2.216) 12m5 1.4x1.2' (80°)
NGC382 (UGC688) 13m2 0.7x0.7'
NGC383 (UGC689, H2.217) 12m2 2.0x1.7' (25°)
NGC384 (UGC686) 13m1 1.1x0.8' (135°)
NGC385 (UGC687) 13m0 1.1x1.0' (120°)
NGC386 (PGC3989) 14m3 0.9x0.8'
NGC387 15m5 0.4x0.4'
NGC388 (PGC4005) 14m3 0.6x0.3'
UGC679 (PGC3950) b16m6 1.2x0.5'
Rich Arp group with many, partly faint galaxies.

Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
NGC379: Already seen at 80x as small brightening. 200x: oval shape.

NGC380: Barely seen at 80x as small nebular with averted vision. 200x: round shape.

NGC383: Brightest member. At 80x round with slightly brighter core. Well visible with averted vision.

NGC384: Very small, compact. Intermittently seen with averted vision. It took a while to see this faint galaxy. Already glimpsed while observing nearby NGC385.

NGC385: Small, compact. Intermittently seen with averted vision. A bit brighter than NGC384.
MODERATE

M 74 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 11×11'
Name: M74, NGC628, UGC1149
Group: M74 Group
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h36m41.77s / +15°47'00.46"
Brightness / Size: 9m4 / 10.5x9.5'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4
Round, diffuse.

MODERATE
René Merting
B 8x20, SQM-L 21.5
mit Streulichtabschirmung, Field Sweeping und etwas Geduld zeigt sich indirekt ein kleines leicht elongiertes schwaches Nebelfleckchen - der Fleck kann, einmal erkannt, auch länger gehalten werden

DIFFICULT
B 10x50, SQM-L 21.5
mit etwas Geduld erscheint ein homogen heller ganz zarter diffuser flächiger Fleck - nur indirekt sichtbar

MODERATE
B 16x70, SQM-L 21.5
direkt ist knapp ein großer, schwacher Nebelfleck erkennbar, homogen hell - indirekt wirkt die Galaxie wie ein schwacher Abel-PN, aber ohne echte Begrenzung

EASY
B 18x70, SQM-L 21.5
ein großflächiger, homogen heller Nebelfleck

EASY
12.5" f/4.5, 206x, SQM-L 21.5
bei 36x ist die Galaxie als großer schwacher Nebelfleck erkennbar - bei 72x zeigt sich eine schöne große diffuse Galaxie mit Helligkeitszunahme zum Zentrum hin, das sich fast stellar präsentiert - M 74 wird im Westen von drei und im Osten von zwei Sternen eingerahmt - mit 160x wirkt die Galaxie gemottelt, leichtere Kondensationen und dunklere Gebiete sind erkennbar, die Ränder wirken zerfranst - am Westrand sind drei Sterne in Reihe zu erkennen, der Kern wirkt nicht mehr stellar - bei 206x verstärken sich die Strukturen
EASY

NGC 57 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC57, UGC145, H2.241, H2.243
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 00h15m30.87s / +17°19'42.22"
Brightness / Size: 11m8 / 2.2x1.8'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 100x, Bortle 4
Roundish to slightly oval with brighter core area.
MODERATE

NGC 63 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC63, UGC167
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 00h17m45.53s / +11°27'01.29"
Brightness / Size: 11m6 / 1.7x1.2'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 96x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.9
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.65
Barely visible with direct vision, roundish (?) with obviously brighter center.
EASY

NGC 95 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC95, UGC214, H2.257
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 00h22m13.53s / +10°29'29.73"
Brightness / Size: 12m5 / 2.1x0.9'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 96x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.9
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.65
At 66x rather compact, at 133x slightly oval, evenly bright. Evident with averted vision.
MODERATE

NGC 99 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: NGC99, UGC230
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 00h23m59.42s / +15°46'13.04"
Brightness / Size: 13m7 / 1.4x1.3'
Robert Zebahl
152mm f/5.9, 100x, Bortle 3-, SQM-L 21.3
Roundish, rather evenly bright, pretty small and faint.
MODERATE

NGC 100 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (red) - 8×8'
Name: NGC100, UGC231
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 00h24m02.84s / +16°29'11.00"
Brightness / Size: 13m2 / 5.7x0.6'
Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 72x, Bortle 3, NELM 6m3+, SQM-L 21.3

FAILED
152mm f/5.9, 72x, Bortle 3-, SQM-L 21.3
Very thin, elongated, evenly bright. Very faint and not permanently seen with averted vision.

DIFFICULT
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4-, SQM-L 20.9
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.7
Very thin and elongated with tapering endings, nearly evenly bright, not very evident. Overall pretty large.

MODERATE
René Merting
8" f/4, 85x, SQM-L 21.5
bei 85x blitzt die Galaxie immer wieder auf - insgesamt recht schwach, aber deutlich länglich

DIFFICULT
12.5" f/4.5, 111x, SQM-L 21.5
bei 72x wird NGC 100 immer wieder indirekt sichtbar, man muss die Stelle aber immer wieder neu fixieren - sie bildet mit zwei Sternen im Osten und Südosten ein schönes gleichmäßiges Dreieck - bei 111x kann die Galaxie problemlos direkt gehalten werden
EASY

NGC 105 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC105, UGC241
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 00h25m16.79s / +12°53'01.82"
Brightness / Size: 13m2 / 1.1x0.7'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 133x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.9
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.65
East of a 13.67m star, roundish, evenly bright, quite faint.
MODERATE

NGC 137 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC137, UGC309, H2.471
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 00h30m58.10s / +10°12'30.43"
Brightness / Size: 12m8 / 1.3x1.3'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 96x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.9
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.65
Roundish, almost evenly bright. At 133x the middle appeared somewhat brighter.
MODERATE

NGC 266 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC266, UGC508, H3.153
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 00h49m47.79s / +32°16'39.81"
Brightness / Size: 11m6 / 2.9x2.9'
Robert Zebahl
152mm f/5.9, 100x, Bortle 6, SQM-L 19.2
Moderately condensed, roundish to slightly oval, pretty faint.

MODERATE
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 4
Barely visible with direct vision. The bar was easily seen with averted vision, whereas the bright, round core is obvious. Round & faint halo seen with averted vision.

EASY
René Merting
100mm f/6.4, 91x, SQM-L 21.5
bei 49x schält sich indirekt ein kleiner matter Fleck nördlich des hellen Sterns heraus - die Galaxie ist noch mit einigem Abstand zum Stern sichtbar - bei 91x blitzt sie weiterhin nur indirekt auf und ist hart an der Wahrnehmungsgrenze sichtbar

DIFFICULT
12.5" f/4.5, 206x, SQM-L 21.5
bei 111x indirekt ein schwach sichtbarer Nebel mit etwas Abstand zu dem südlich stehenden 8m1 hellen Stern - bei 206x ist die Galaxie direkt sichtbar, sie ist kompakt und rund mit fast stellarem Zentrum
MODERATE

NGC 295 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC295, UGC562
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 00h55m07.52s / +31°32'32.21"
Brightness / Size: 12m6 / 2.2x1.0'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 100x, Bortle 4
Nearby a 9.8m star. Elongated, evenly bright, moderately faint. Easily seen with averted vision.
MODERATE

NGC 311 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC311, UGC592
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 00h57m32.74s / +30°16'50.89"
Brightness / Size: 13m0 / 1.5x0.8'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 100x, Bortle 4
Roundish, compact brightening.
MODERATE

NGC 315 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC315, UGC597, H2.210
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 00h57m48.88s / +30°21'08.81"
Brightness / Size: 11m2 / 3.0x2.3'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 4
At 37x more roundish, slight brightening toward the middle. At 100x obviously extended & brighter core area.
EASY

NGC 332 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC332, UGC609
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 00h58m49.12s / +07°06'40.65"
Brightness / Size: 13m5 / 1.3x1.3'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 133x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.8
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.6
Roundish, very faint, almost evenly bright. Barely visible with averted vision all the time.
DIFFICULT

NGC 374 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC374, UGC680
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h07m05.78s / +32°47'42.50"
Brightness / Size: 13m4 / 1.1x0.5'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Dew on the eyepieces and disorientation made sighting impossible.
FAILED

NGC 379 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC379, UGC683, H2.215
Group: Arp331
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h07m15.67s / +32°31'13.11"
Brightness / Size: 12m9 / 1.4x0.7'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Already seen at 80x as small brightening. 200x: oval shape.

MODERATE
René Merting
12.5" f/4.5, 72x, SQM-L 21.5
bei 72x ist NGC 379 gut getrennt von NGC 380 wahrnehmbar
EASY

NGC 380 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC380, UGC682, H2.216
Group: Arp331, NGC383 Group
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h07m17.58s / +32°28'58.13"
Brightness / Size: 12m5 / 1.4x1.2'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Barely seen at 80x as small nebular with averted vision. 200x: round shape.

MODERATE
René Merting
12.5" f/4.5, 72x, SQM-L 21.5
bei 72x ist NGC 380 gut getrennt von NGC 379 wahrnehmbar
EASY

NGC 382 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC382, UGC688
Group: Arp331
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h07m24.08s / +32°24'14.20"
Brightness / Size: 13m2 / 0.7x0.7'
René Merting
12.5" f/4.5, 131x, SQM-L 21.5
bei 72x ist die Galaxie als deutliche Aufhellung erkennbar - bei 131x wird eine Helligkeitszunahme zum Zentrum hin erkennbar
EASY

NGC 383 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC383, UGC689, H2.217
Group: Arp331, NGC383 Group
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h07m24.94s / +32°24'45.20"
Brightness / Size: 12m2 / 2.0x1.7'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4
Round with slightly brighter core.

MODERATE
René Merting
12.5" f/4.5, 131x, SQM-L 21.5
bei 72x ist die zentrale Galaxie von Arp 331 am auffälligsten und ist von diffusen schwächeren Nebelchen im Norden und Süden umgeben, die Galaxien-Kette selbst hat einen leichten Knick - bei 131x sticht NGC 383 im Zentrum noch mehr hervor - deutliche Helligkeitszunahme zum Zentrum hin
EASY

NGC 384 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC384, UGC686
Group: Arp331, NGC383 Group
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h07m25.04s / +32°17'34.19"
Brightness / Size: 13m1 / 1.1x0.8'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Very small, compact. Intermittently seen with averted vision. It took a while to see this faint galaxy. Already glimpsed while observing nearby NGC385.
DIFFICULT

NGC 385 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC385, UGC687
Group: Arp331, NGC383 Group
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h07m27.24s / +32°19'11.22"
Brightness / Size: 13m0 / 1.1x1.0'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Small, compact. Intermittently seen with averted vision. A bit brighter than NGC384.
DIFFICULT

NGC 407 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC407, UGC730, H2.219
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h10m36.58s / +33°07'35.16"
Brightness / Size: 13m4 / 1.8x0.4'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Upcoming clouds made a concentrated observation impossible.
FAILED

NGC 410 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC410, UGC735, H2.220
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h10m58.87s / +33°09'07.30"
Brightness / Size: 11m5 / 2.3x1.8'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4
Fairly easily seen with averted vision. Compact core.
MODERATE

NGC 420 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC420, UGC752, H3.154
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h12m09.67s / +32°07'23.35"
Brightness / Size: 12m2 / 1.6x1.4'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4
Roundish with brighter core.
MODERATE

NGC 437 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC437, UGC788
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h14m22.29s / +05°55'36.65"
Brightness / Size: 12m8 / 1.3x1.0'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 133x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.8
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.6
Slightly oval with brighter core.
MODERATE

NGC 455 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC455, UGC815, Arp164
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h15m57.64s / +05°10'43.51"
Brightness / Size: 12m7 / 2.0x1.2'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 66x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.8
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.6
Oval, evenly bright. At 133x better visible, but still almost evenly bright. I guess, that I only saw the brighter central area.
MODERATE

NGC 467 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC467, UGC848, H1.108
Group: NGC470 Group
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h19m10.12s / +03°18'03.20"
Brightness / Size: 11m8 / 2.0x2.0'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 100x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.9
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.6
Oval (?), fairly compact, slight brightening toward the middle, just visible with direct vision.
EASY

NGC 470 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC470, UGC858, H3.250
Group: Arp227, NGC470 Group
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h19m44.84s / +03°24'35.90"
Brightness / Size: 11m8 / 2.9x1.7'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 100x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.9
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.6
Already visible at 66x with direct vision. At 100x oval, slightly brighter core, otherwise evenly bright.
EASY

NGC 474 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 7×7'
Name: NGC474, UGC864, H3.251
Group: Arp227, NGC470 Group
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h20m06.70s / +03°24'54.97"
Brightness / Size: 11m5 / 6.1x5.0'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 100x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.9
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.6
Already visible at 66x with direct vision. At 100x roundish, appeared smaller than NGC470, but similarly bright with relatively bright, distinct, compact center.
EASY

NGC 485 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC485, UGC895
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h21m27.59s / +07°01'05.01"
Brightness / Size: 13m2 / 1.8x0.6'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 133x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.8
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.6
Evenly bright, very faint, slightly elongated. Permanently held with averted vision.
DIFFICULT

NGC 488 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 6×6'
Name: NGC488, UGC907, H3.252
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h21m46.85s / +05°15'24.19"
Brightness / Size: 10m4 / 5.4x3.9'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 66x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.8
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.6
Oval with obviously brighter, distinct core. Evident with averted vision. At 133x the core appeared round and extended. The edges of the galaxy were very diffuse and blend into the background.
EASY

NGC 489 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: NGC489, UGC908
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h21m53.90s / +09°12'23.36"
Brightness / Size: 12m6 / 1.7x0.4'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 133x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.9
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.6
At 66x quite small, elongated, well visible with averted vision. At 133x bright, relatively thin, obviously elongated, evenly bright. Barely perceptible with direct vision.
EASY

NGC 502 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: NGC502, UGC922
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h22m55.54s / +09°02'57.01"
Brightness / Size: 12m8 / 1.1x1.0'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 133x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.9
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.6
Roundish with somewhat brighter center. Well visible with averted vision.
MODERATE

NGC 507 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC507, UGC938, H3.159
Group: Arp229
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h23m39.95s / +33°15'22.22"
Brightness / Size: 11m3 / 3.1x3.1'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4
Relatively large & faint with brighter core.
MODERATE

NGC 509 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC509, UGC932
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h23m24.08s / +09°26'00.49"
Brightness / Size: 13m4 / 1.3x0.5'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 171x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.9
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.6
Very faint, roundish (?), barely seen with averted vision.
DIFFICULT

NGC 511 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC511, UGC936
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h23m30.75s / +11°17'27.50"
Brightness / Size: 13m7 / 1.2x1.2'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 133x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.9
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.6
Almost evenly bright, roundish, faint.
MODERATE

NGC 516 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: NGC516, UGC946
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h24m08.07s / +09°33'06.00"
Brightness / Size: 13m1 / 1.4x0.5'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 133x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.9
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.6
Oval, evenly bright, faint.
MODERATE

NGC 518 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC518, UGC952
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h24m17.62s / +09°19'51.44"
Brightness / Size: 13m3 / 1.6x0.6'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 171x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.9
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.6
Slightly elongated, evenly bright, axial ratio about 1:3.
MODERATE

NGC 520 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 15×15'
Name: NGC520, UGC966, H3.253, Arp157
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h24m35.07s / +03°47'32.68"
Brightness / Size: 11m4 / 3.7x1.5'
Arp157 also contains the faint galaxy UGC957, but NGC520 is much more interesting. UGC957 (b18.0m, 1.2x0.9') is located NNW of NGC520 and north of a fainter field star (see DSS image).

Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 66x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.8
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.6
At 66x evenly bright, elongated, evident with averted vision. At 133x slight broadening toward the south end. The very faint extensions and the dark lane were not visible.
MODERATE

NGC 522 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: NGC522, UGC970
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h24m45.85s / +09°59'40.64"
Brightness / Size: 13m2 / 2.8x0.5'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 171x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.9
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.6
Thin, elongated, tapering endings, slight broadening and brightening toward the middle. Overall quite faint.

MODERATE
René Merting
12.5" f/4.5, 111x, SQM-L 21.5
bei 111x zeigt sich indirekt ein nadelfeiner gleichmäßig heller Strich - mit etwas Geduld ist die Galaxie auch direkt sichtbar - NO-SW-Elongation und Ausdehnung gut 6:1
EASY

NGC 524 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC524, UGC968, H1.151
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h24m47.71s / +09°32'19.65"
Brightness / Size: 10m3 / 3.2x3.2'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.9
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.6
Barely visible with direct vision, evident with averted vision, roundish with brighter center. Located near a moderatly bright star. At 96x obviously brighter core.

EASY
René Merting
12.5" f/4.5, 111x, SQM-L 21.5
bei 72x ein großer diffuser Fleck - zur Mitte hin heller werdend mit kompaktem Zentrum - bei 111x sind die Ränder sehr diffus, aber im Zentrum ist die Galaxie sehr hell
EASY

NGC 525 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC525, UGC972
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h24m52.91s / +09°42'11.66"
Brightness / Size: 13m3 / 1.5x0.7'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 133x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.9
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.6
Roundish, very faint, evenly bright.

DIFFICULT
René Merting
12.5" f/4.5, 111x, SQM-L 21.5
bei 72x und 111x nur schwach indirekt erkennbar, ohne Elongation
DIFFICULT

NGC 532 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: NGC532, UGC982, H3.556
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h25m17.35s / +09°15'50.71"
Brightness / Size: 12m9 / 2.3x0.7'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 96x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.9
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.6
Obviously elongated, almost evenly bright. At 133x somewhat broader toward the middle. Well seen with averted vision.
MODERATE

NGC 569 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC569, UGC1063
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h29m07.17s / +11°07'53.33"
Brightness / Size: 13m7 / 1.0x0.5'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 171x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.9
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.6
Extremely faint, roundish, evenly bright. Barely perceptible with averted vision.
DIFFICULT

NGC 631 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC631, UGC1153
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h36m47.08s / +05°50'07.45"
Brightness / Size: 13m3 / 1.0x0.8'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 171x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.8
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.6
Evenly bright, roundish, very faint. Barely seen with averted vision.
DIFFICULT

NGC 632 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC632, UGC1157
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h37m17.54s / +05°52'38.93"
Brightness / Size: 12m4 / 1.0x0.8'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 133x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.8
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.6
Round with distinct, brighter core.
MODERATE

NGC 660 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 9×9'
Name: NGC660, UGC1201, H2.253
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 01h43m02.35s / +13°38'44.45"
Brightness / Size: 11m2 / 8.3x3.2'
Robert Zebahl
28" f/3.1, 260x, Bortle 3, NELM 6m4, SQM-L 21.4
Obviously oval shape with brighter core. Dust lane was seen at the edge, whereby the core area seems slightly shifted. Only short observation.

EASY
René Merting
12.5" f/4.5, 160x, SQM-L 21.5
bei 72x wirkt die Galaxie klein und kompakt, indirekt wirken der Osten und der Norden heller - Elongation NO-SW genau auf zwei enge Sterne südwestlich, die mit der Galaxie in Reihe stehen - bei 160x wirkt NGC 660 im Süden diffus und in etwas Abstand wird ein schwacher Stern SSO sichtbar
EASY

NGC 7499 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC7499, UGC12397
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 23h10m22.38s / +07°34'50.20"
Brightness / Size: 12m8 / 1.2x0.7'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 4
Slightly oval.
DIFFICULT

NGC 7501 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC7501
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 23h10m30.40s / +07°35'20.20"
Brightness / Size: 13m4 / 0.5x0.5'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 4 FAILED

NGC 7503 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC7503
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 23h10m42.24s / +07°34'03.30"
Brightness / Size: 13m2 / 0.8x0.8'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 100x, Bortle 4
Fairly faint, roundish brightening. Held with averted vision.
DIFFICULT

NGC 7518 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: NGC7518, UGC12422
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 23h13m12.71s / +06°19'17.76"
Brightness / Size: 13m4 / 1.4x1.0'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Very faint brightening.
DIFFICULT

NGC 7562 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: NGC7562, UGC12464, H2.467
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 23h15m57.50s / +06°41'14.97"
Brightness / Size: 11m6 / 2.2x1.5'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Roundish with brighter core. Barely seen with direct vision.
EASY

NGC 7583 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC7583, NGC7605
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 23h17m52.78s / +07°22'45.84"
Brightness / Size: 13m8 / 0.7x0.7'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Barely seen with averted vision.
DIFFICULT

NGC 7591 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: NGC7591, UGC12486
Type: GLX, SY
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 23h18m16.27s / +06°35'08.79"
Brightness / Size: 13m0 / 1.9x0.8'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Shape difficult to percept. Roundish to slightly oval. Held with averted vision.
DIFFICULT

NGC 7611 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC7611, UGC12509
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 23h19m36.62s / +08°03'47.56"
Brightness / Size: 12m5 / 1.5x0.7'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Obviously elongated brightening, well seen with averted vision.
MODERATE

UGC 191 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: UGC191
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 00h20m05.16s / +10°52'45.50"
Brightness / Size: 13m4 / 3.0x2.0'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 133x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.9
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.65
Evenly bright, oval, relatively large, but overall quite faint. Somewhat interfering brighter stars nearby.
MODERATE

UGC 260 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: UGC260
Type: GLX
Constellation: Psc
Coordinates: 00h27m02.91s / +11°35'01.72"
Brightness / Size: b14m0 / 3.1x0.8'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 133x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.9
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.65
Very elongated, slight brightening and broadening toward the middle, otherwise rather evenly bright. Could be at least followed over 1.25'.

DIFFICULT
René Merting
12.5" f/4.5, 111x, SQM-L 21.5
bei 111x und 160x ist die Superthin indirekt gut sichtbar, aber Konzentration ist wichtig - NO-SW-Elongation - Ausdehnung maximal 4:1
MODERATE