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Aqr (11) CMi (5) Equ (5) Lib (1) Psc (57) UMi (4)
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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)

Arp 135 (GLXGRP)

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

Group Members:
NGC1023 (UGC2154, H1.156) v9.3 mag 8.7x3.0' (82°)
NGC1023A v13.0 mag 1.6x1.4'
NGC1023A is the faint, oval brightening at the southeastern edge of NGC1023.

B 40mm, 8x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5.7+, SQM-L 20.9
The observation is only related to the bright NGC1023.

FAILED
80mm f/6.25, 50x, Bortle 6-, NELM 5.0+, 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 5.0+, 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

IC257 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: IC257, UGC2298
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 02h49m45.60s / +46°58'35.20"
Brightness / Size: v12.6 mag / 2.2x1.2'
8" f/6, 220x, Bortle 6-, SQM-L 18.9
Very faint, roundish, condensed. Held with averted vision.
DIFFICULT

IC290 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: IC290, IC1884, UGC2561
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h09m42.73s / +40°58'26.96"
Brightness / Size: v14.8 mag / 1.2x0.3'
8" f/6, 218x, Bortle 4 FAILED

IC292 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: IC292, IC1887, UGC2567
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h10m12.93s / +40°45'56.50"
Brightness / Size: v13.6 mag / 1.2x0.7'
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 4
Permanently held with averted vision, oval, faint.
DIFFICULT

IC293 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: IC293, IC1888
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h10m56.15s / +41°08'13.53"
Brightness / Size: v14.3 mag / 1.1x0.8'
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 4
Roundish, faint brightening.
DIFFICULT

NGC1003 (GLX)

DSS
© 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: v11.4 mag / 5.7x2.2'
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4
Moderately large, oval, faint.
MODERATE

NGC1023 (GLX)

DSS
© 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: v9.3 mag / 8.7x3.0'
B 40mm, 8x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5.7+, SQM-L 20.9

FAILED
80mm f/6.25, 50x, Bortle 6-, NELM 5.0+, 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 5.0+, 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

NGC1023A (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1023A
Group: Arp135, NGC1023 Group
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 02h40m37.70s / +39°03'29.00"
Brightness / Size: v13.0 mag / 1.6x1.4'
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

NGC1058 (GLX)

DSS
© 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: v11.2 mag / 2.5x2.5'
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4
Faint, diffuse, evenly bright, round.
MODERATE

NGC1159 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1159, UGC2467
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h00m46.52s / +43°09'45.10"
Brightness / Size: v13.5 mag / 0.5x0.4'
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 3 FAILED

NGC1160 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1160, UGC2475, H3.199
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h01m13.26s / +44°57'19.52"
Brightness / Size: v12.8 mag / 1.9x0.9'
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

NGC1161 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1161, UGC2474, H2.239
Type: GLX, SY1
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h01m14.08s / +44°53'50.60"
Brightness / Size: v11.0 mag / 2.8x2.0'
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

NGC1169 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1169, UGC2503, H2.620
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h03m34.76s / +46°23'10.74"
Brightness / Size: v11.3 mag / 4.6x2.7'
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

NGC1171 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1171, UGC2510
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h03m59.01s / +43°23'53.77"
Brightness / Size: v12.3 mag / 2.7x1.1'
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 3
Elongated, broadening toward the middle.
MODERATE

NGC1174 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1174, NGC1186, UGC2521, H4.43
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h05m30.85s / +42°50'07.67"
Brightness / Size: v11.4 mag / 3.2x1.2'
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 3
Oval shape, moderately faint.
MODERATE

NGC1175 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1175, UGC2515, H2.607
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h04m32.37s / +42°20'21.35"
Brightness / Size: v12.9 mag / 1.9x0.7'
8" f/6, 133x, Bortle 3
Very elongated, fairly thin.
MODERATE

NGC1198 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1198, IC282, UGC2533
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h06m13.24s / +41°50'56.31"
Brightness / Size: v12.5 mag / 1.9x1.1'
8" f/6, 133x, Bortle 3
Diffuse, fairly faint brightening.
MODERATE

NGC1212 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1212, IC1883, UGC2560
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h09m42.21s / +40°53'34.97"
Brightness / Size: v14.6 mag / 1.0x0.5'
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 4
Roundish, compact & very faint brightening.
DIFFICULT

NGC1224 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1224, UGC2578
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h11m13.55s / +41°21'49.47"
Brightness / Size: v13.7 mag / 1.4x1.2'
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 4
Very faint with brighter, extended core area.
DIFFICULT

NGC1250 (GLX)

DSS
© 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: v12.9 mag / 2.1x0.9'
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 4
Oval with slightly brighter core, otherwise fairly faint.
DIFFICULT

NGC1259 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1259
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h17m17.30s / +41°23'07.22"
Brightness / Size: v14.3 mag / 0.6x0.6'
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Extremely faint, roundish, very compact. Barely seen with averted vision.
DIFFICULT

NGC1260 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1260, UGC2634
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h17m27.20s / +41°24'18.49"
Brightness / Size: v13.3 mag / 1.5x0.7'
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Clearly oval, evenly bright.
DIFFICULT

NGC1264 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1264, UGC2643
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h17m59.58s / +41°31'12.70"
Brightness / Size: v14.1 mag / 1.0x0.5'
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Difficult! Glimpsed as very compact brightening. Only seen with a 6mm ortho.
DIFFICULT

NGC1465 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC1465, UGC2891
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h53m31.92s / +32°29'34.32"
Brightness / Size: v13.7 mag / 1.7x0.5'
8" f/6, 171x, Bortle 4
At 96x compact, slightly elongated. At 171x more evident, but overall fairly faint.
MODERATE

UGC2888 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: UGC2888
Type: GLX
Constellation: Per
Coordinates: 03h53m19.19s / +32°19'48.36"
Brightness / Size: b15.1 mag / 1.1x0.7'
8" f/6, 133x, Bortle 4
Rarely seen as slightly oval, very faint brightening.
DIFFICULT