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    Default Visual Observation of 30 Messier objects

    Messier # Comment/Report


    2 small globular cluster, fuzzy
    6 open cluster, beautiful blue stars
    7 open cluster blue stars
    9 faint globular cluster - difficult to view
    11 dense but more open and faint globular cluster
    15 fuzzy globular cluster
    18 diffuse very open cluster
    21 open cluster
    22 large dense globular cluster
    23 open cluster
    24 diffuse cluster very open
    25 open cluster
    26 very small visually, globular cluster
    28 small globular cluster
    30 small globular cluster
    41 open cluster
    42 Spectacular, the great Orion nebula, clearly visible nebulosity as light grey patches


    45 Pleidies large open cluster, no nebulosity seen
    54 small globular cluster
    55 faint cluster large globular best viewed with peripheral vision
    62 Tight fuzzy globular best viewed with peripheral vision


    69 small fuzzy globular cluster
    70 small globular cluster
    72 very faint globular cluster
    73 small triangle, few stars V shape
    75 faint small globular cluster
    79 Globular cluster, fuzzy larger than 62


    4 tight but somewhat diffuse globular cluster
    8 lagoon nebula diffuse stars with faint nebulosity
    10 very faint globular
    5 small globular cluster
    80 small globular

    107 not visible xxx xxx not counted
    13 not visible due to trees xxx xxx not counted

    12 very faint globular cluster
    53 pinwheel galaxy

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    Default Re: Visual Observation of 30 Messier objects

    Very good Peter, you're on your way now!
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