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2 Attachment(s) ASTRO: NGC 3997 et al and there's a lot of them by Rick Johnson[_2_]
NGC 3997 is a galaxy that's part of a large group that goes by many names. The NGC Project uses the name NGC 4007 Group which has its own baggage I'll get...
June 19th 12 09:37 PM
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3 Attachment(s) ASTRO: Arp 297 Reprocessed by Rick Johnson[_2_]
I've been on a reprocessing binge the last few days. Nothing but high winds and rain -- power was out several hours each of the last two days due to trees...
June 12th 12 08:12 AM
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3 Attachment(s) ASTRO: Hickson 68 reprocessed by Rick Johnson[_2_]
I took this data in 2008. Recently a Canadian amateur took a very good wide field image of this area and noticed an odd "curtain" (his term) plume to the...
June 11th 12 08:46 AM
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3 Attachment(s) Reprocessed Arp 102 for Guilherme Couto by WA0CKY
Guilherme, It now shows much more of the plume than the NOAO image: http://www.noao.edu/image_gallery/html/im0003.html Color is better as well. Rick
June 10th 12 08:01 AM
by Rick Johnson[_2_] Go to last post
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2 Attachment(s) ASTRO: M 107 by Rick Johnson[_2_]
M107/NGC 6171 is a globular cluster one of dozens of globular star clusters in Ophiuchus. While discovered Mechain who contributed many to the Messier list...
June 9th 12 08:39 AM
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1 Attachment(s) ASTRO: NGC 4618/4625 by Stefan Lilge
I used two nights in March to image the galaxy pair NGC 4618/4625 in Canes Venatici. Seeing was very good, even at full scale of 0,57"/pixel stars looked nice...
June 7th 12 03:00 AM
by Rick Johnson[_2_] Go to last post
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1 Attachment(s) ASTRO:M106 by Stefan Lilge
I imaged M106 in three nights in March, the second night had low transparency and the images from the third night were unusable... The picture was...
June 7th 12 02:54 AM
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4 Attachment(s) ASTRO: Arp 94 by Rick Johnson[_2_]
Arp 94 is listed under Arp's category for spiral galaxies with elliptical galaxies on a arm. It is located less than a degree east of Gamma Leonis so is very...
June 6th 12 09:39 PM
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June 6th 12 07:30 PM
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Transit of Venus - "Venuspassage1.jpg" yEnc (0/1) by Asterix
From Kungsängen, 30 km NW of Stockholm, Sweden. We had about 45 minutes of visibility around 05:00. This image was taken around 05:10. The clouds gave an extra...
June 6th 12 07:30 PM
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3 Attachment(s) ASTRO: Hickson 67 held a major surprise by Rick Johnson[_2_]
Hickson scoured the POSS plates and cataloged small compact groups of galaxies. One I found very interesting is #67 in the list. Interesting because...
June 6th 12 08:43 AM
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3 Attachment(s) ASTRO: UGC 4352 A possible triple galaxy by Rick Johnson[_2_]
UGC 4352 is either a 2 or 3 galaxy system. NED only lists 2. What the UGC is seeing I don't know. It isn't UGC 4349 to the north as the UGC says of it:...
June 5th 12 09:39 PM
by Stefan Lilge Go to last post
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3 Attachment(s) ASTRO: NGC 3433 and a lot more by Rick Johnson[_2_]
NGC 3443 Is a spiral galaxy about 140 million light-years away in Leo 2 degrees southeast of M96. At first glance or in short exposures it appears as a...
June 5th 12 09:37 PM
by Stefan Lilge Go to last post
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4 Attachment(s) ASTRO: NGC 3447 by Rick Johnson[_2_]
NGC 3447 is a pair of interacting galaxies in Leo about 65 to 66 million light-years away. NED classes the larger western galaxy as SAB(s)m pec and the...
May 28th 12 09:02 AM
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3 Attachment(s) ASTRO: NGC 5514 Another train wreck by Rick Johnson[_2_]
NGC 5514 is a colliding pair of galaxies in Bootes about 350 million light-years away. NED classes NED01 as Sa and NED02 as Sb. The NGC project only...
May 26th 12 09:01 AM
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3 Attachment(s) ASTRO NGC 4710 and IC 3806 by Rick Johnson[_2_]
NGC 4710 is located about 60-66 million light-years from us in Coma Berenices. It is classed S0-a by the NGC project and SA(r)0+? by NED. The (r) refers to...
May 22nd 12 07:40 AM
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1 Attachment(s) ASTRO: Let's try this again. M42 by George[_6_]
The following image is a composite of images taken at intervals of 10 seconds, 30 seconds, 1 minute, and 2 minutes for a total exposure time of 50 minutes to...
May 22nd 12 03:42 AM
by Stephen Paul Go to last post
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1 Attachment(s) ASTRO: The Series by Edward Erbeck
The first image is ~30 past first contact and the last ~ 1minute past max for my location as it set behind the Dragoon Mountains. Crazy Ed
May 21st 12 03:47 AM
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1 Attachment(s) ASTRO: Eclipse - First Bite by Edward Erbeck
Crazy Ed
May 21st 12 01:52 AM
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2 Attachment(s) ASTRO: NGC 4754 and 4762 by Rick Johnson[_2_]
NGC 4762 and NGC 4754 are said to be a pair of non interacting galaxies. NGC 4762 is a rather odd galaxy seen exactly edge on. A bright star like core is...
May 17th 12 06:22 AM
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