COLUMBA
by Steve Coe
13" f/5.6 unless noted

NGC 1792 Pretty bright, pretty large, gradually brighter middle,
elongated 2 X 1 in PA 165, there is a 13th mag star on the North
tip of this galaxy and it is mottled at 100X.

NGC 1800 Faint, small, pretty much elongated 1.8 X 1 in PA 90,
gradually pretty much brighter in the middle, there is a 13th
mag star on the Eastern tip at 100X.

NGC 1808 Pretty bright, pretty large, elongated 2 X 1 in PA 165,
much brighter middle with an almost stellar nucleus at 135X.

NGC 1851 Very bright, very large, round, very suddenly very
bright middle, well resolved at 220X. Averted vision makes this
globular cluster grow much larger. About 30 stars are resolved
with several chains of stars winding outward from a blazing core
that is about 10" across. This cluster was seen in the finder.

NGC 2090 Pretty bright, pretty large, little elongated 1.2 X 1
in PA 20, somewhat brighter middle at 100X.

NGC 2188 Pretty faint, pretty large, very much elongated 3 X 1
in PA 10, gradually brighter middle, there is a 13th mag star
on the northern tip at 100X.