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Southern Skies Binocular Club - 50 of the finest objects in the Southern Hemisphere. al-binos.pdf 
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The Astronomical League's
Southern Skies Binocular Club - 
Object List

Southern Sky Binocular Club Chair:

Mike Benson
A.L. Binocular Co-ordinator
2308 Dundee Lane
Nashville, TN 37214-1520
(615) 883-6571

E-mail: ocentaurus@aol.com

The List

All objects are listed in Right Ascension order so that you can view them as they rise, and so that you can properly plan your observing sessions to make the most of your limited time. Information provided on each object includes: Catalog Number, Right Ascension, Declination, Magnitude, Position Angle if the object is a galaxy, Type of Object, Size, Constellation, and what chart they are located on in both the Uranometria and Tirion's Sky Atlas 2000. Notes are provided on a few objects to clarify their observation.

We hope that you have a chance to observe the glorius southern skies. They are indeed enough to take your breath away. The Magellanic Clouds alone are worth the trip to the Southern Hemisphere. If you are fortunate enough to find yourself south of the equator, we hope that you find this list useful. Good luck, clear skies, and good observing.

Objects to Observe

      Object      R.A. | DEC  | Mag | PA* |Type|   Size    |Const|Urn|SA|

[ ] NGC 104     00 24.1|-72 05|4.5  |-----|GbCl|25.0'      |Tuc  |440|24|
[ ] SMC         00 52.8|-72 50|2.7  | 10  |Glxy|316'X186'  |Tuc  |441|24|
[ ] NGC 362     01 03.2|-70 51|6.6  |-----|GbCl|12.9'      |Tuc  |441|24|
[ ] NGC 1261    03 12.3|-55 13|8.4  |-----|GbCl|6.9'       |Hor  |419|24|
[ ] NGC 1851    05 14.1|-40 03|7.2  |-----|GbCl|11.0'      |Col  |393|19|

[ ] LMC         05 23.6|-69 45|0.9  | 170 |Glxy|646'X550'  |Dor  |444|24|
[ ] NGC 2070    05 38.6|-69 05|8.2  |-----|BNeb|40'X25'    |Dor  |445|24|
[ ] NGC 2451    07 45.4|-37 58|2.8  |-----|OpCl|45.0'      |Pup  |362|19|
[ ] NGC 2477    07 52.3|-38 33|5.8  |-----|OpCl|27.0'      |Pup  |362|19|
[ ] NGC 2516    07 58.3|-60 52|3.8  |-----|OpCl|29.0'      |Car  |424|24|

[ ] NGC 2547    08 10.7|-49 16|4.7  |-----|OpCl|20.0'      |Vel  |396|20|
[ ] NGC 2546    08 12.4|-37 38|6.3  |-----|OpCl|40.0'      |Pup  |362|20|
[ ] NGC 2627    08 37.3|-29 57|8.4  |-----|OpCl|11.0'      |Pyx  |363|20|
[ ] IC  2391    08 40.2|-53 04|2.5  |-----|OpCl|50.0'      |Vel  |425|25|
[ ] IC  2395    08 41.1|-48 12|4.6  |-----|OpCl|7.0'       |Vel  |397|20|

[ ] NGC 2659    08 42.6|-44 57|8.6  |-----|OpCl|2.7'       |Vel  |397|20|
[ ] NGC 2670    08 45.5|-48 47|7.8  |-----|OpCl|9.0'       |Vel  |397|20|
[ ] NGC 2808    09 12.0|-64 52|6.3  |-----|GbCl|13.8'      |Car  |448|25|
[ ] IC  2488    09 27.6|-56 59|7.4  |-----|OpCl|14.0'      |Vel  |425|25|
[ ] NGC 2910    09 30.4|-52 54|7.2  |-----|OpCl|5.0'       |Vel  |426|25|

[ ] NGC 2925    09 33.7|-53 26|8.3  |-----|OpCl|12.0'      |Vel  |426|25|
[ ] NGC 3114    10 02.7|-60 07|4.2  |-----|OpCl|35.0'      |Car  |426|25|
[ ] NGC 3201    10 17.6|-46 25|6.7  |-----|GbCl|18.0'      |Vel  |399|20|
[ ] NGC 3228    10 21.8|-51 43|6.0  |-----|OpCl|18.0'      |Vel  |426|25|
[ ] NGC 3293    10 35.8|-58 14|4.7  |-----|OpCl|5.0'       |Car  |427|25|

[ ] Mel 101     10 42.1|-65 06|8.0  |-----|OpCl|13.0'      |Car  |449|25|
[ ] IC  2602    10 43.2|-64 24|1.9  |-----|OpCl|50.0'      |Car  |449|25|
[ ] NGC 3372    10 43.8|-59 52|1.0  |-----|BNeb|120'X120'  |Car  |427|25|
[ ] NGC 3532    11 06.4|-58 40|3.0  |-----|OpCl|55.0'      |Car  |427|25|
[ ] IC  2714    11 17.9|-62 42|8.2  |-----|OpCl|12.0'      |Car  |449|25|

[ ] Mel 105     11 19.5|-63 30|8.5  |-----|OpCl|4.0'       |Car  |449|25|
[ ] NGC 3766    11 36.1|-61 37|5.3  |-----|OpCl|12.0'      |Cen  |428|25|
[ ] NGC 4052    12 01.9|-63 12|8.8  |-----|OpCl|7.0'       |Cru  |450|25|
[ ] NGC 4103    12 06.7|-61 15|7.4  |-----|OpCl|6.0'       |Cru  |428|25|
[ ] NGC 4337    12 23.9|-58 08|8.9  |-----|OpCl|3.5'       |Cru  |428|25|

[ ] NGC 4349    12 24.5|-61 54|7.4  |-----|OpCl|15.0'      |Cru  |428|25|
[ ] H   5       12 25.2|-60 29|8.5  |-----|OpCl|7.0'       |Cru  |428|25|
[ ] NGC 4463    12 30.0|-64 48|7.2  |-----|OpCl|5.0'       |Mus  |450|25|
[ ] H   6       12 35.0|-68 10|9.9  |-----|OpCl|7.0'       |Mus  |450|25|
[ ] NGC 4609    12 42.3|-62 58|6.9  |-----|OpCl|5.0'       |Cru  |451|25|

[ ] COALSACK    12 52.0|-63 00|---  |-----|DkNb|240'X360'  |Cru  |451|25|
[ ] NGC 4755    12 53.6|-60 20|4.2  |-----|OpCl|10.0'      |Cru  |429|25|
[ ] NGC 4815    12 58.0|-64 57|8.6  |-----|OpCl|3.0'       |Mus  |451|25|
[ ] NGC 4833    12 59.6|-70 53|7.3  |-----|GbCl|13.5'      |Mus  |451|25|
[ ] NGC 4852    13 00.1|-59 36|8.9  |-----|OpCl|11.0'      |Cen  |429|25|

[ ] NGC 5128    13 25.5|-43 01|7.0  | 35  |Glxy|18'X14'    |Cen  |403|21|
[ ] NGC 5139    13 26.8|-47 29|3.5  |-----|GbCl|36.0'      |Cen  |403|21|
[ ] NGC 5286    13 46.4|-51 22|7.6  |-----|GbCl|9.1'       |Cen  |430|25|
[ ] NGC 5316    13 53.9|-61 52|6.0  |-----|OpCl|13.0'      |Cen  |430|25|
[ ] NGC 5460    14 07.6|-48 19|5.6  |-----|OpCl|25.0'      |Cen  |404|21|

[ ] NGC 5617    14 29.8|-60 43|6.3  |-----|OpCl|10.0'      |Cen  |430|25|
[ ] NGC 5662    14 35.2|-56 33|5.5  |-----|OpCl|12.0'      |Cen  |431|25|
[ ] NGC 5822    15 05.2|-54 21|6.5  |-----|OpCl|39.0'      |Lup  |431|25|
[ ] NGC 5823    15 05.7|-55 36|7.9  |-----|OpCl|10.0'      |Cir  |431|25|
[ ] NGC 5925    15 27.7|-54 31|8.4  |-----|OpCl|14.0'      |Nor  |431|25|

[ ] NGC 6025    16 03.7|-60 30|5.1  |-----|OpCl|12.0'      |TrA  |432|26|
[ ] NGC 6067    16 13.2|-54 13|5.6  |-----|OpCl|12.0'      |Nor  |432|26|
[ ] H   10      16 15.6|-54 52|9.0  |-----|OpCl|30.0'      |Nor  |432|26|
[ ] NGC 6087    16 18.9|-57 54|5.4  |-----|OpCl|12.0'      |Nor  |432|26|
[ ] NGC 6124    16 25.6|-40 40|5.8  |-----|OpCl|40.0'      |Sco  |407|22|

[ ] NGC 6134    16 27.7|-49 09|7.2  |-----|OpCl|6.0'       |Nor  |407|22|
[ ] NGC 6152    16 32.7|-52 37|8.1  |-----|OpCl|29.0'      |Nor  |433|26|
[ ] NGC 6167    16 34.4|-49 36|6.7  |-----|OpCl|7.0'       |Nor  |407|22|
[ ] NGC 6208    16 49.5|-53 49|7.2  |-----|OpCl|15.0'      |Ara  |433|26|
[ ] NGC 6231    16 54.0|-41 48|2.6  |-----|OpCl|14.0'      |Sco  |407|22|

[ ] H   13      17 01.7|-48 06|9.0  |-----|OpCl|15.0'      |Ara  |407|22|
[ ] IC  4651    17 24.7|-49 57|6.9  |-----|OpCl|12.0'      |Ara  |408|22|
[ ] NGC 6352    17 25.5|-48 25|8.1  |-----|GbCl|7.1'       |Ara  |408|22|
[ ] NGC 6362    17 31.9|-67 03|8.3  |-----|GbCl|10.7'      |Ara  |455|26|
[ ] NGC 6397    17 40.7|-53 40|5.7  |-----|GbCl|25.7'      |Ara  |434|26|

[ ] NGC 6541    18 08.0|-43 42|6.1  |-----|GbCl|13.0'      |CrA  |409|22|
[ ] NGC 6584    18 18.6|-52 13|9.2  |-----|GbCl|7.9'       |Tel  |434|26|
[ ] NGC 6752    19 10.9|-59 59|5.4  |-----|GbCl|20.4'      |Pav  |435|26|

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