With Associated Rings 

Arp 147


IC 298, 14m9, 0.7' x 0.5', Ring A&B

Distance: approx. 450 MLy

Cetus
Uranometria: S. 221 (old), S. 118-right (new)

DSS II (5' x 5')


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Uwe Glahn, 24", 525x, fst 6m7:
IC 298A ist als leicht N-S elongierte Galaxie mit hellem, stellaren Kernbereich flächig zu sehen; direkt NW sitzt runde, gleichmäßig ausgeleuchtete, flächige IC 298; IC 298 schwächer als IC 298A, jedoch indirekt zu halten; keine Ringstruktur


Uwe Glahn, 16", 360x, fst 6m3:
very difficult pair, under bad conditions (object near the horizon) I could only see a faint glow, elongated to SE, no seperation between the galaxies


 With Jets 

Arp 152


Messier 87, 8m6, 8.4' x 6.7', E+0-1 pec

Distance: approx. 60 MLy

Virgo
Uranometria: S. 193 (old), S. 91-left/A 13 (new)

DSS II (5' x 5')


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Uwe Glahn, 20x125, fst 6m4:
bright galaxy, nearly circular, barely brighter to the middle


Uwe Glahn, 16", 257x-720x, fst 6m5+:
Very bright, featureless galaxy; concentrated to the center; slightly elongated SE-NW; both companions companion galaxies PGC 139919 (1,9' SW) and PGC 41342 (2,5' SW) are easily seen close to the center; no signs of the jet, even at very high magnifications.



Martin Schoenball, 10",139x, fst 6m3:
Very bright and large galaxy. A typical elliptical, very much brighter middle with a difficult core, featureless


Matthias Juchert, 2,5", fst 6m0:
Large, very bright, situated in a prominent star field, continuous brightening to the center.
Groß, sehr hell, in markantem Sternfeld gelegen, kontinuierliche Helligkeitszunahme zum brillanten Zentrum.

Matthias Juchert, 8", fst 6m4:
Very bright, very large, round-oval, very bright core. The satellite galaxies NGC 4478 and NGC 4476 are visible with averted vision at 98x.

 Disturbed With Interior Absorption 

Arp 157


NGC 520, 11m3, 4.5' x 1.8', S pec, Pair

Distance: approx. 100 MLy

Pisces
Uranometria: S. 218 (old), S. 120-left (new)

DSS II (5' x 5')


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Uwe Glahn, 16", fst 7m1:
first detail is the long, NW-SE elongated core which breaks at 2/3 to the north, brightest detail lies at the NW-end of the core, south of the SE-end of the brighter core there is an other bean shape light stream, the dust lane between the two "cores" is hard to detect



Martin Schoenball, 10", 197x, fst 7m1:
Pretty bright galaxy, highly elongated 5:1. The western part is brighter and brightest at its western tip. The eastern end is splitted. The galaxy gets thinner near the western end. Very interesting but difficult to get the details.



Matthias Juchert, 2,5", fst 6m6:
Faint and extended at 34x, clearly visible with averted vision. Elongated about 3-4:1 PA 135.

Arp 158


NGC 523, 12m7, 2.5' x 0.7', Pec

Distance: approx. 220 MLy

Andromeda
Uranometria: S. 91 (old), S. 62-left/A 7 (new)

DSS II (5' x 5')


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Uwe Glahn, 16", fst 7m2:
wow, a secret tip of the Arp-galaxies, 1:4 elongated galaxy with three brighter spots, brightest spot lies on the western end of the galaxy, nearly stellar, second brightest spot lies on the eastern end, diffuse with averted vision, third, much more fainter spot lies in the middle of the galaxy, elongated, very faint glow in the south, a little bit bean shaped with the concave side to the north



Martin Schoenball, 10", 197x, fst 6m2:
Pretty small galaxy, moderately faint, elongated 4:1 E-W. Two stellar brightenings in east and west. The eastern is a bit brighter and is surrounded by a brighter area. The galaxy is bean shaped with the concave side to north.


Arp 160


NGC 4194, 12m4, 1.8' x 1.1', IBm pec

Distance: approx. 110 MLy

Ursa Major
Uranometria: S. 47 (old), S. 24-left (new)

DSS II (5' x 5')


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Uwe Glahn, 16", 225x, fst 6m8:
small, 20"x40" N-S elongated galaxy; consists of two closly fittig parts; brighter part at the N side is 1:2 N-S elongated; smaller part is 1:2 E-W elongated; faint part to the N side is not visible


 Diffuse Counter-Tails 

Arp 163


NGC 4670, 12m2, 1.5' x 1.1', SB(s)0/a pec:

Distance: approx. 50 MLy

Coma Berenices
Uranometria: S. 149 (old), S. 71-left (new)

DSS II (5' x 5')


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not observed yet

Arp 169


NGC 7236, 13m6, 0.7' x 0.7', SA0-
NGC 7237, 13m9, 0.7' x 0.7', SA0-

Distance: approx. 350 MLy

Pegasus
Uranometria: S. 212 (old), S. 82-right/83-left (new)

DSS II (5' x 5')


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Martin Schoenball, 10", 197x, fst 6m2:
Both galaxies are pretty faint smudges, NGC 7236 (bottom) appearing slightly brighter. Both are round and brighter in the middle and showing a core. The appear separated from each other.


 Narrow Counter-Tails 

Arp 178


NGC 5613, 14m3, 1.0' x 0.8', (R)SAB(r)0+
NGC 5614, 11m7, 2.5' x 2.0', SA(r)ab pec
NGC 5615, 14m7, 0.2' x 0.2'

Distance: 180 MLy, NGC 5613 approx. 400 MLy

Bootes
Uranometria: S. 111 (old), S. 52-right (new)

DSS II (5' x 5')


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not observed yet

 Narrow Filaments 

Arp 188


UGC 10214, 14m6b, 3.6' x 0.8', SBS5P

Distance: approx. 430 MLy

Draco
Uranometria: S. 51 (old), S. 22-left (new)

DSS II (5' x 5')


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Martin Schoenball, 10", 197x, fst 6m2:
Tadpole Galaxy, very faint smudge, slightly brighter center, pretty difficult! The tail as far beyond the reach of this telescope!

Uwe Glahn, 16", 180x-257x, fst 6m5+:
Galaxy is an easy 2:3 E-W elongated smudge; bright central area; no signs of the tail.

 Material Ejected From Nuclei 

Arp 199


NGC 5544, 13m3, 1.0', (R)SB(rs)0/a
NGC 5545, 15m0, 1.3' x 0.4', SA9s)bc:

Distance: approx. 140 MLy

Bootes
Uranometria: S. 110 (old), S. 52-right (new)

DSS II (5' x 5')


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Uwe Glahn, 16", 257x, fst 7m0:
beautiful exclamation mark in the sky, round face-on galaxy NGC 5544 lies directly on the edge-on galaxy NGC 5545, both galaxies with same brightness, faint outer range of NGC 5544 too faint to detect visually

Arp 202


NGC 2719, 13m3, 1.4' x 0.3', Im pec?
NGC 2719A, 13m9, 0.9' x 0.6', Im pec:

Distance: approx. 140 MLy

Lynx
Uranometria: S. 102 (old), S. 56-right (new)

DSS II (5' x 5')


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Uwe Glahn, 20", 374x, fst 6m5:
small pair more heavily than expected, both galaxies seperated visually, NGC 2719 1:4 SE-NW elongated, brighter part on its SE end, NGC 2719A south, elongated 1:2 SE-NW, structureless


 Irregularities, Absorption And Resolution 

Arp 210


NGC 1569, 11m2, 3.7' x 1.8', IBm IV-V

Distance: approx. ? MLy

Camelopardalis
Uranometria: S. 19 (old), S. 16-right (new)

DSS II (5' x 5')


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Uwe Glahn, 16", 488x, fst 6m6:
very interesting galaxy, many knots and visually difficult structure, two very faint stellar SSC's



Martin Schoenball, 10", 274x, fst 6m0:
Very small but pretty bright galaxy. Oval 3:1 E-W, next to a bright star. The galaxy is brighter in its western part, the center lies in the galaxies geometric middle and is very broad. In few moments some fine detail seems to be visible but can't hold them. To review under better conditions!


Arp 214


NGC 3718, 10m6, 8.2' x 4.0', SB(s)a pec

Distance: approx. 45 MLy

Ursa Major
Uranometria: S. 47 (old), S. 24-right (new)

DSS II (10' x 10')


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Martin Schoenball, 10", 197x, fst 6m8:
Very bright, large, the galaxy has a round center divided by a dust lane. The western half appears slightly brighter and has a knot to the south. At low magnification faint spiral arms are visible extending straight from the dust lane.



Uwe Glahn, 16", 225x - 320x, fst 6m5:
large 1:2 SE-NW elongated galaxy with moderately surface brightness, brighter central region elongated NE-SW, faint dust lane devides galaxy, only visible at the central region, faint spiral arms N and S


 Adjacent Loops 

Arp 217


NGC 3310, 10m6, 3.1' x 2.4', SAB(r)bc pec

Distance: approx. 45 MLy

Ursa Major
Uranometria: S. 46 (old), S. 25-left (new)

DSS II (5' x 5')


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not observed yet

 Amorphous Spiral Arms 

Arp 224


NGC 3921, 12m2, 2.1' x 1.3', (R' )SA(s)0/a

Distance: approx. 270 MLy

Ursa Major
Uranometria: S. 47 (old), S. 24-right (new)

DSS II (5' x 5')


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Matthias Juchert, 8", fst 6m5:
As there are only few stars for orientation it is difficult to observe NGC 3921. At 126x and averted vision one can clearly detect the light of a faint, oval nebula. The pretty bright center is visible with direct vision. A faint star lies in NE. 4,5' further north lies the even fainter NGC 3916.

Uwe Glahn, 20", 293x, fst 6m5+:
The galaxy appears elongated 3:2 N-S with a bright central area; faint extensions run south with better defined edges; interesting neigbors around are NGC 3916, PGC 37013 and PGC 2489542.

 Concentric Rings 

Arp 230


IC 51, 12m8, 1.4' x 1.2', SO pec?

Distance: approx. 80 MLy

Cetus
Uranometria: S. 261 (old), S. 140-right (new)

DSS II (5' x 5')


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Uwe Glahn, 16", 257x, fst 7m+:
small galaxy with high surface brightness, 3:2 NE-SW elongated; with higher magnification mottled structure; can not hold small "arms" to the SE and NW, very faint and small

 Appearance Of Fission 

Arp 235


NGC 14, 12m2, 2.8' x 2.1', (R)IB(S)m pec

Distance: approx. 40 MLy

Pegasus
Uranometria: S. 170 (old), S. 81-left (new)

DSS II (5' x 5')


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Martin Schoenball, 10", 91x, fst 6m2:
Faint galaxy. Pretty low surface brightness and no brightening to the middle. It is elongated N-S with a brighter northern part. A small condensation lies in the northern part.


Arp 239


NGC 5278, 12m9, 1.4' x 1.0', SA(s)b? pec
NGC 5279, 14m0, 0.6' x 0.4', SB(s)a pec

Distance: approx. 350 MLy

Ursa Major
Uranometria: S. 49 (old), S. 23-right (new)

DSS II (5' x 5')


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not observed yet

Arp 240


NGC 5257, 12m1, 1.8' x 0.9', Sb? pec
NGC 5258, 12m1, 1.7' x 1.1', Sb? pec

Distance: approx. 310 MLy

Virgo
Uranometria: S. 241 (old), S. 110-left (new)

DSS II (5' x 5')


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not observed yet

Arp 242


NGC 4676A, 13m5, 2.3' x 0.7', S0 pec?
NGC 4676B, 13m8, 2.2' x 0.8', SB(s)0/a pec

Distance: approx. 300 MLy

Coma Berenices
Uranometria: S. 108 (old), S. 53-right (new)

DSS II (5' x 5')


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Uwe Glahn, 24", 315x, fst 6m7:
NGC 4676A as a small, 1:2 N-S elongated galaxy; from the northern end a 1,5' long tail started; NGC 4676B somewhat brighter; 1:2 NE-SW elongated with a separated NE-end


Arp 243



NGC 2623, 13m2, 2.4' x 0.7', P: Trip Coll

Distance: approx. 250 MLy

Cancer
Uranometria: S. 141 (old), S. 74-right/75-left (new)

DSS II (5' x 5')


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Uwe Glahn, 16", 300x, fst 6m4:
small, nearly circular, extremely faint tail to the NE?

Arp 244


NGC 4038, 10m3, 5.3' x 3.1', SB?(s:)m pec
NGC 4039, 10m4, 3.1' x 1.6', IB:(s)m pec

Distance: approx. 75 MLy

Corvus
Uranometria: S. 328 (old), S. 150-left (new)

DSS II (10' x 10')


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Martin Schoenball, 10", 100x, fst 6m0:
Low in the sky, NGC 4038 is larger and brighter, NGC 4093 is pretty faint. They appear as two connected oval spots with a dark finge between them.

Matthias Juchert, 8" fst 6m7:
Bright and beautiful interacting pair of galaxies. The galaxies are clearly connected with dark space between them at the west side. The northern NGC 4038 is clearly brighter and round-oval. The ring of HII regions in the western part is not visible with the 8". But there are one or two nearly stellar spots at the western rim which might be bright HII knots or at least one bright star. 126x

Uwe Glahn, 4", 88x, fst 6m5+:
Prominent even at 18x; at 88x both galaxies are detached; the northern galaxie NGC 4038 is elongated 2:1 E-W; the fainter NGC 4039 is elongated 2:1 NE-SW.

Uwe Glahn, 12,5", 288x, fst 6m5+:
NGC 4038 resolves in a 2:1 E-W elongated ring with many HII regions, some of them are extended; NGC 4039 is attached and shows some structure too.

Uwe Glahn, 16", 57x-257x, fst 7m0+:
Even with perfect transparency under alpine skies, nothing is visible of the tails with all magnifications; both galaxies are full of details.

Arp 253


UGCA 173, 16m1?, 1.3x0.2, = PGC 27817
UGCA 174, 14m9b, 1.2x0.4, = PGC 27828

Distance: approx. 80 MLy

Sextans
Uranometria: S. 278 (old), S. 113-left/133-left (new)

DSS II (5' x 5')


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Uwe Glahn, 16", 225x, fst 6m4:
only UGCA 174 visible as a faint, 1:4 E-W elongated galaxy

 Irregular Clumps 

Arp 263


NGC 3239, 11m1, 5.0' x 3.3', Ib(s)m pec

Distance: approx. 35 MLy

Leo
Uranometria: S. 190 (old), S. 73-right/92-right (new)

DSS II (5' x 5')


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Uwe Glahn, 16", 225x, fst 6m2:
faint, 1:2 E-W elongated galaxy, north of a 10mag star, diffus, brighter knot at the SE end, second smaller and fainter knot N of 10mag star, faint neighbourhood galaxies UGC 5639, PGC 30563, 30564, 30573, 30585 und 30606 15' around


Arp 266


NGC 4861, 13m5, 4.0' x 1.5', SB(s)m:

Distance: approx. 40 MLy

Canes Venatici
Uranometria: S. 108 (old), S. 53-right (new)

DSS II (5' x 5')


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Martin Schoenball, 10", 100x, fst 6m7:
I see a pretty bright, stellar object in the center of an equilateral triangle at first. At a closer look it appears diffuse and responds to the UHC filter. This is a huge HII region. North of this object is the main body



Uwe Glahn, 16", 360x, fst 6m8:
15" small, nonstellar HII region bright; fainter, 3:1 elongated part 2,5' long towards NE; thicker in the middle; brighter part in the middle


Arp 268


Holmberg II, 10m7, 8.0' x 6.3', Im IV-V, = UGC 4305

Distance: approx. ? MLy

Ursa Major
Uranometria: S. 22 (old), S. 14-right/15-left (new)

DSS II (5' x 5')


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Uwe Glahn, 16", 129x, fst 6m7:
faint glow around a triangle of 13 mag stars, brightest part at the W side of the triangle, 2'x3' elongated, at the E side thin N-S elongated nebula lane, the whole structure ends very dim and diffuse at the N



Martin Schoenball, 10", 91x, fst 6m7:
At 39x a bright knot of nebulosity is visible. At 91x some stars are visible surrounded by a very faint haze. Very large and very low surface brightness and irregular shape. A faint, extended knot is visible west of the galaxy body. The galaxy has a relatively sharp eastern edge.