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And (92) Cep (5) Del (13) Leo (75) Peg (115) 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 (57) Eri (3) LMi (28) Pup (1) Vir (89)
Aur (1) Com (86) Gem (35) Lyn (57) Ser (15) Vul (3)
Boo (11) CrB (31) Her (35) Lyr (13) Sex (13)
Cam (45) CVn (84) Hya (3) Oph (2) Sgr (1)
Cas (6) Cyg (20) Lac (19) Ori (4) Tau (1)

NGC2967 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: NGC2967, UGC5180, H2.275
Type: GLX
Constellation: Sex
Coordinates: 09h42m03.33s / +00°20'11.3"
Brightness / Size: v11.6 mag / 2.8×2.8'
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.0
SQM-L 20.5: Evident with averted vision, roundish to slightly oval, almost evenly bright.
MODERATE

NGC2974 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: NGC2974, H1.61
Type: GLX, SY2
Constellation: Sex
Coordinates: 09h42m33.27s / -03°41'56.8"
Brightness / Size: v10.9 mag / 3.4×2.1'
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 4-, SQM-L 20.9
SQM-L 20.4: Right beside a medium bright star. At 80x slightly oval & almost evenly bright. At 150x evident with averted vision, oval. Center appeared slightly brighter, but not distinct. Probably I only percepted the bright core area.
EASY

NGC3018 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 7×7'
Name: NGC3018, UGC5265
Type: GLX
Constellation: Sex
Coordinates: 09h49m41.44s / +00°37'16.4"
Brightness / Size: v13.3 mag / 1.2×0.7'
East you will find the galaxy NGC3023. Both are quite faint.

8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.1
SQM-L 20.3: Barely perceptible with averted vision as slightly elongated brightening.
DIFFICULT

NGC3023 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS I - 8×8'
Name: NGC3023, UGC5269
Type: GLX
Constellation: Sex
Coordinates: 09h49m52.64s / +00°37'04.4"
Brightness / Size: v12.7 mag / 3.0×1.4'
Westward is the also rather faint galaxy NGC3018.

8" f/6, 171x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.1
SQM-L 20.3: Very faint, roundish. At the limit of perception.
DIFFICULT

NGC3042 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: NGC3042, UGC5307
Type: GLX
Constellation: Sex
Coordinates: 09h53m20.25s / +00°41'51.5"
Brightness / Size: v12.9 mag / 1.2×0.7'
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.1
SQM-L 20.3: Slightly oval, evenly bright, rather faint.
MODERATE

NGC3044 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 8×8'
Name: NGC3044, UGC5311, H3.254
Type: GLX
Constellation: Sex
Coordinates: 09h53m40.88s / +01°34'46.7"
Brightness / Size: v11.9 mag / 4.7×0.7'
120mm f/5, 75x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.0
SQM-L 20.5: Towards horizon the sky was unfortunately a bit hazy. Difficult to held. Just a very faint, elongated, thin glow.

DIFFICULT
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.0
SQM-L 20.7: Quite high surface brightness, somewhat evident, thin and very elongated with tapering endings.
MODERATE

NGC3115 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 10×10'
Name: NGC3115, H1.163
Type: GLX
Constellation: Sex
Coordinates: 10h05m13.98s / -07°43'06.9"
Brightness / Size: v9.1 mag / 7.3×3.4'
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 4-, SQM-L 20.9
SQM-L 20.4: Core area very evident, elongated, bright, thin. At 80x also the fainter outer region is visible with averted vision. The core itself appeared stellar.
EASY

NGC3115B (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: NGC3115B, MCG-1-26-21
Type: GLX
Constellation: Sex
Coordinates: 10h05m41.61s / -07°58'53.2"
Brightness / Size: v13.4 mag / 1.7×1.5'
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.1
SQM-l 20.2: Glimpsed with averted vision, roundish, slightly brighter center.
DIFFICULT

NGC3142 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: NGC3142
Type: GLX
Constellation: Sex
Coordinates: 10h10m06.37s / -08°28'46.7"
Brightness / Size: b14.0 mag / 1.0×0.9'
8" f/6, 171x, Bortle 4-, SQM-L 20.9
SQM-L: Just a short try. Located south of the 5.91 mag bright 17 Sex with an angular distance of about 4'.
FAILED

NGC3156 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC3156, UGC5503, H3.255
Group: NGC3166 Group
Type: GLX
Constellation: Sex
Coordinates: 10h12m41.21s / +03°07'45.5"
Brightness / Size: v12.3 mag / 1.9×0.9'
8" f/6, 133x, Bortle 5
Fairly compact, evenly bright.
MODERATE

NGC3166 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC3166, UGC5516, H1.3
Group: NGC3166 Group
Type: GLX
Constellation: Sex
Coordinates: 10h13m45.67s / +03°25'28.8"
Brightness / Size: v10.5 mag / 4.4×2.2'
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 5
Compact, slightly oval with brighter, roundish core area. Obvious with averted vision.
EASY

NGC3169 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC3169, UGC5525, H1.4
Group: NGC3166 Group
Type: GLX
Constellation: Sex
Coordinates: 10h14m15.10s / +03°27'58.0"
Brightness / Size: v10.3 mag / 4.2×2.9'
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 5
At 37x compact with brighter core area. Well seen with averted vision. At 133x bright, slightly elongated core with faint halo.
EASY

NGC3423 (GLX)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC3423, UGC5962, H4.6, H2.131
Type: GLX
Constellation: Sex
Coordinates: 10h51m14.34s / +05°50'24.4"
Brightness / Size: v10.9 mag / 3.8×3.2'
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 5
Very faint, nearly evenly bright. Seem to be roundish.
MODERATE