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- Galaxies (Her) -

And (92) Cep (5) Del (13) Leo (105) Peg (131) Tri (48)
Aql (3) Cet (20) Dra (63) Lep (4) Per (25) UMa (139)
Aqr (11) CMi (5) Equ (5) Lib (1) Psc (57) UMi (4)
Ari (35) Cnc (59) Eri (3) LMi (28) Pup (1) Vir (104)
Aur (1) Com (86) Gem (35) Lyn (57) Ser (15) Vul (3)
Boo (15) CrB (31) Her (39) Lyr (21) Sex (13)
Cam (45) CVn (84) Hya (3) Oph (2) Sgr (1)
Cas (6) Cyg (20) Lac (19) Ori (4) Tau (1)

IC4614 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: IC4614
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 16h37m47.19s / +36°06'54.32"
Brightness / Size: v14.5 mag / 0.8x0.6'
8" f/6, 171x, Bortle 4+, NELM 6.3+, SQM-L 21.2
SQM-L 21.0: Unfortunately not seen, although the nearby NGC6197 was visible.
FAILED

MCG+4-42-22 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: MCG+4-42-22
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 18h01m33.62s / +26°15'10.91"
Brightness / Size: b14.8 mag / 0.8x0.5'
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 3-, SQM-L 21.2 FAILED

NGC6060 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6060, UGC10196
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 16h05m51.98s / +21°29'05.94"
Brightness / Size: v13.1 mag / 2.0x1.1'
120mm f/5, 75x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.0
SQM-L 20.5: With an altitude of about 30° quite low standing.
FAILED

NGC6154 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6154, UGC10382, H3.680
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 16h25m30.50s / +49°50'24.47"
Brightness / Size: v12.7 mag / 2.1x2.0'
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Very faint, foundish. Barely held with averted vision.
DIFFICULT

NGC6155 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6155, UGC10385, H2.690
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 16h26m08.31s / +48°22'00.91"
Brightness / Size: v12.3 mag / 1.3x0.9'
8" f/6, 96x, Bortle 4
Round, diffuse, evenly bright.
MODERATE

NGC6194 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6194
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 16h36m37.18s / +36°12'01.80"
Brightness / Size: v13.8 mag / 1.0x0.8'
8" f/6, 171x, Bortle 4+, NELM 6.3+, SQM-L 21.2
SQM-L 21.0: Roundish with slightly brighter center.
MODERATE

NGC6196 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6196, IC4615, UGC10482
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 16h37m53.95s / +36°04'23.31"
Brightness / Size: v12.9 mag / 1.3x0.9'
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4+, NELM 6.3+, SQM-L 21.2
SQM-L 21.0: At 80x round (?) with slightly brighter center. At 150x evident with averted vision. Center appeared much more brighter.
MODERATE

NGC6197 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6197, IC4616
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 16h37m59.91s / +35°59'43.84"
Brightness / Size: v14.6 mag / 1.3x0.5'
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 4+, NELM 6.3+, SQM-L 21.2
SQM-L 21.0: Small, roundish, faint.
MODERATE

NGC6207 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6207, UGC10521, H2.701
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 16h43m03.75s / +36°49'56.73"
Brightness / Size: v11.4 mag / 3.0x1.3'
8" f/6, 100x, Bortle 4
Already seen at 37x as slightly elongated nebula with averted vision. At 100x elongated, a bit brighter core, otherwise evenly bright, seen with direct vision. Nearby the great globular cluster M13!
EASY

NGC6233 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6233, UGC10573
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 16h50m15.73s / +23°34'47.48"
Brightness / Size: v13.3 mag / 1.4x1.0'
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4 FAILED

NGC6255 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6255, UGC10606, H3.689
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 16h54m47.96s / +36°30'03.16"
Brightness / Size: v12.7 mag / 3.6x1.5'
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4+, NELM 6.3+, SQM-L 21.2
SQM-L 21.0: Evenly bright, slight elongated (W-E). Overall rather faint.
MODERATE

NGC6267 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6267, UGC10628, H3.123
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 16h58m08.68s / +22°59'06.22"
Brightness / Size: v13.1 mag / 1.3x1.0'
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Very faint, evenly bright. Barely seen with averted vision.
DIFFICULT

NGC6276 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6276, IC1239
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 17h00m44.98s / +23°02'38.43"
Brightness / Size: v14.6 mag / 0.7x0.5'
8" f/6, 171x, Bortle 5 FAILED

NGC6278 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6278, UGC10656, H3.124
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 17h00m50.34s / +23°00'39.44"
Brightness / Size: v12.4 mag / 2.1x1.2'
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Slightly elongated. Well seen with averted vision.
MODERATE

NGC6308 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6308, UGC10747
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 17h11m59.73s / +23°22'48.33"
Brightness / Size: v13.4 mag / 1.2x1.1'
8" f/6, 171x, Bortle 5 FAILED

NGC6314 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6314, UGC10752
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 17h12m38.73s / +23°16'12.54"
Brightness / Size: v13.0 mag / 1.6x0.7'
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Roundish, slight brightening toward the middle.
DIFFICULT

NGC6315 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6315
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 17h12m46.13s / +23°13'24.51"
Brightness / Size: v13.2 mag / 1.0x0.8'
8" f/6, 171x, Bortle 4 FAILED

NGC6417 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6417, UGC10945
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 17h41m47.81s / +23°40'20.14"
Brightness / Size: v13.4 mag / 1.4x1.3'
8" f/6, 171x, Bortle 4
Roundish, diffuse brightening. Nearby interfering 6.96m star.
DIFFICULT

NGC6427 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6427, NGC6431, UGC10957
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 17h43m38.60s / +25°29'38.01"
Brightness / Size: v13.3 mag / 1.6x0.6'
8" f/6, 133x, Bortle 4
Oval with fairly bright core.
MODERATE

NGC6429 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6429, UGC10960
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 17h44m05.34s / +25°21'02.56"
Brightness / Size: v13.1 mag / 1.8x0.7'
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Relatively well seen with averted vision. Oval shape with brighter core.
MODERATE

NGC6482 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6482, UGC11009
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 17h51m48.80s / +23°04'19.04"
Brightness / Size: v11.4 mag / 2.1x1.8'
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 4
At 37x nearly stellar and well seen with averted vision. At 200x seen with direct vision, obviously extended with very bright core.
EASY

NGC6484 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6484, UGC11010
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 17h51m46.97s / +24°29'00.15"
Brightness / Size: v12.3 mag / 1.9x1.8'
8" f/6, 133x, Bortle 4
Roundish, slight brightening toward the middle.
MODERATE

NGC6486 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6486
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 17h52m35.30s / +29°49'05.37"
Brightness / Size: b15.0 mag / 0.8x0.8'
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.0
Roundish, compact, pretty faint. Held with averted vision.
DIFFICULT

NGC6487 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6487, UGC11022
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 17h52m41.83s / +29°50'19.36"
Brightness / Size: v11.9 mag / 1.9x1.7'
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.0
At 37x roundish, very faint. At 80x and 150x roundish, slightly condensed.
MODERATE

NGC6504 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6504, UGC11053
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 17h56m05.71s / +33°12'30.02"
Brightness / Size: v12.5 mag / 2.2x0.5'
8" f/6, 133x, Bortle 4
Slightly elongated, relatively faint, diffuse.
MODERATE

NGC6518 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6518
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 17h59m43.76s / +28°51'59.87"
Brightness / Size: b15.0 mag / 0.4x0.4'
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.0
At 80x pretty small, faint, roundish to slightly oval, rather evenly bright. At 150x also roundish to slightly oval, slightly condensed.
MODERATE

NGC6585 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6585, UGC11159
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 18h12m21.80s / +39°37'58.88"
Brightness / Size: v12.8 mag / 1.9x0.4'
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 5+, NELM 5.7+, SQM-L 20.9
SQM-L 20.7: Elongated, somewhat broader center, overall very faint, evenly bright.
MODERATE

NGC6616 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6616, UGC11192
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 18h17m41.10s / +22°14'18.59"
Brightness / Size: v13.8 mag / 1.4x0.6'
8" f/6, 171x, Bortle 5+, NELM 5.7+, SQM-L 20.9
SQM-L 20.5: Extremely faint, obviously elongated. Points towards a nearby 11.3m star. Glimpsed in some few moments with averted vision.

DIFFICULT
8" f/6, 171x, Bortle 4, NELM 6.0+, SQM-L 21.1
Held with averted vision all the time as elongated, very faint, evenly bright nebula.
DIFFICULT

NGC6619 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6619, UGC11200
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 18h18m55.55s / +23°39'20.19"
Brightness / Size: v13.0 mag / 1.2x1.1'
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Roundish brightening. Fairly well seen with averted vision.
DIFFICULT

NGC6623 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6623, UGC11203
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 18h19m42.85s / +23°42'34.63"
Brightness / Size: v13.0 mag / 1.3x1.2'
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Fairly well seen with averted vision as roundish, faint brightening.
MODERATE

NGC6628 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6628, UGC11211
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 18h22m21.91s / +23°28'42.59"
Brightness / Size: v12.9 mag / 1.9x1.3'
8" f/6, 171x, Bortle 4
Glimpsed with averted vision as roundish brightening.
DIFFICULT

NGC6632 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6632, UGC11226
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 18h25m03.09s / +27°32'07.32"
Brightness / Size: v12.1 mag / 3.0x1.4'
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.2
At 37x oval, rather evenly bright, less evident. At 80x slightly condensed. Close to an evident pair of stars (NW).
MODERATE

NGC6641 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6641, UGC11250
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 18h28m57.38s / +22°54'10.70"
Brightness / Size: v13.4 mag / 0.9x0.7'
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 5+, NELM 5.7+, SQM-L 20.9
SQM-L 20.5: Roundish, relatively small, faint, evenly bright.
MODERATE

NGC6658 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6658, UGC11274
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 18h33m55.68s / +22°53'17.89"
Brightness / Size: v12.9 mag / 1.6x0.3'
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Fairly faint, elongated. Barely seen with averted vision. A 12.27m star at the northern edge.
DIFFICULT

NGC6660 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6660, NGC6661, UGC11282
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 18h34m36.66s / +22°54'34.77"
Brightness / Size: v12.1 mag / 1.8x1.1'
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Roundish, slight brightening toward the middle.
MODERATE

NGC6674 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6674, UGC11308
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 18h38m33.89s / +25°22'30.39"
Brightness / Size: v12.2 mag / 4.2x2.1'
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.2
At 37x faint, oval. At 80x oval, almost evenly bright.
MODERATE

UGC10528 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: UGC10528
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 16h44m49.55s / +22°31'15.20"
Brightness / Size: b13.5 mag / 2.4x1.4'
120mm f/5, 75x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.0
SQM-L 20.6: Pretty faint, rather evenly bright, roundish, occasionally oval. In the center lies a 12.56 mag star. The galaxy appears as an evident halo around this star.
MODERATE

UGC11082 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: UGC11082
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 18h00m05.51s / +26°21'59.74"
Brightness / Size: b14.4 mag / 0.8x0.8'
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 3-, SQM-L 21.2
Roundish, rather evenly bright, pretty faint.
MODERATE

UGC11097 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: UGC11097
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 18h02m24.51s / +26°02'39.20"
Brightness / Size: b14.6 mag / 1.4x0.4'
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 3-, SQM-L 21.2
Slightly elongated, evenly bright. Permanently seen with averted vision, but faint.
DIFFICULT