Please don’t be deceived by the cataloged magnitudes for these galaxies. They are much more difficult than you might think due to the very low-surface-brightness.
NGC 672 @ magnitude 10.8
IC 1727 @ magnitude 11.5
The following pencil sketch was made using a 10-inch reflector @ 104x, from my backyard with a 5.0 NELM. Roger
The following image by Dr. James Dire of Hawaii, using a 190 mm Maksutov-Newtonian telescope – 60 minute exposure.
Las Vegas Astronomical Society Observers Challenge: To read the complete report, click on the following link: