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3 Attachment(s) NGC 5673 and IC 1029 by WA0CKY
As you know by now I'm fascinated by flat galaxies, those with little to no central bulge. The Flat Galaxy Catalog contains the strictest rules for what it...
September 3rd 16 08:14 AM
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2 Attachment(s) IC 997 A pair of Interacting Galaxies by WA0CKY
IC 997 is a pair of interacting galaxies in eastern Virgo about 330 million light-years distant. It is composed of PGC 51220 a Sc? pec spiral according to...
August 28th 16 08:21 AM
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2 Attachment(s) NGC 5331 An Interacting pair of Spiral Galaxies by WA0CKY
This was another opportunity to catch two objects on my to-do list in one field. Maybe my desire to catch two objects is why I took them on such a poor night....
August 26th 16 05:49 AM
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2 Attachment(s) KKH A Very Blue Dwarf Galaxy by WA0CKY
KKH 88 is a blue dwarf galaxy in Draco under the bowl of the Little Dipper. It could pass for a planetary blue egg but is a galaxy. It is about 44 million...
August 24th 16 05:56 AM
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3 Attachment(s) NGC 6006 A Rather Strange Spiral Galaxy by WA0CKY
NGC 6007 is a rather strange looking spiral in Serpens Caput about 480 million light-years distant. The arm structure is quite unique, far from a classic...
August 20th 16 07:31 AM
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3 Attachment(s) NGC 5183 and 5184 A Pair of Unrelated Spiral Galaxies by WA0CKY
NGC 5183 was my original object as it is a Sb pec galaxy per NED and would fit into Arp's "One Heavy Arm" classification. Oddly the arm starts out rather...
August 1st 16 05:04 PM
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3 Attachment(s) NGC 5964/IC 4551 A Low Surface Brightness Spiral by WA0CKY
NGC 5964/IC 4551 is a low surface brightness barred spiral with a bright bar but faint arms. To my eye the bar is somewhat bowed rather than straight as most...
July 30th 16 07:06 AM
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3 Attachment(s) NGC 5149 and 5154 Two odd spirals by WA0CKY
NGC 5149 and 5154 are a pair of galaxies in Canes Venatici discovered by William Herschel on May 1, 1785. They are about 270 million light-years distant by...
July 28th 16 07:58 PM
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3 Attachment(s) Hickson Compact Group #70 by WA0CKY
HCG 70 is a group of 7 galaxies in southeastern Canes Venatici. 3 of the galaxies are about 380 million light-years distant and 4 are about 850 million...
July 26th 16 09:59 PM
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2 Attachment(s) NGC 2182-3-5 from 2012 3 emission nebulae? by WA0CKY
NGC 2182, 2183 and 2185 are reflection nebulae in southeastern Monoceros. The area around the latter two is chock full of Young Stellar Objects and...
July 24th 16 07:39 AM
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2 Attachment(s) IC 2910 et al by WA0CKY
IC 2910 as a barred spiral with a huge halo. Unfortunately the night I took this was very poor with rather thick high clouds which severely harmed both...
July 22nd 16 07:28 PM
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3 Attachment(s) NGC 4893 a triple galaxy complex and many others by WA0CKY
My main subject of this image was NGC 4893 in the image center but the field turned out to be far more interesting than I suspected. The field is in Canes...
July 19th 16 08:16 PM
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3 Attachment(s) IC 4213 An Edge on Spiral Galaxy by WA0CKY
Yet another repost thanks to Space Banter loosing it after less than a week. Site is highly unreliable of late. Reposting. Rick _______________ IC 4213 is a...
July 16th 16 06:29 PM
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3 Attachment(s) NGC 5894 A Galaxy With a Blue Streak by WA0CKY
Yet another repost thanks to Space Banter loosing it after less than a week. Site is highly unreliable of late. Reposting. Rick __________________ NGC 5894...
July 16th 16 06:15 PM
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3 Attachment(s) Repost of LEDA 87293 by WA0CKY
Space Banter has again screwed up and lost a post forcing a repost. LEDA 087293 is a strange ring galaxy in southwest corner of Bootes. NED classifies it as,...
July 15th 16 07:41 AM
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Ring Galaxy LEDA 087293 I think that's right by Stefan Lilge
Rick, Guide9 doesn't even find the LEDA number, so it seems to be an elusive object. In spite of that it looks beautiful in your image, these ring galaxies...
July 15th 16 07:35 AM
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2 Attachment(s) My Annual Barnard's Star Animtion (10 years) by WA0CKY
This is my annual update to my movie of the proper motion of Barnard's Star. It now spans 10 years (10 animation frames) from 2007 to 2016 (July). Nothing...
July 15th 16 07:18 AM
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3 Attachment(s) Spiral NGC 5174 by WA0CKY
NGC 5174 is an immense spiral galaxy in northern Virgo about 320 million light-years distant. I measure its size as a bit over 360,000 light-years which makes...
July 14th 16 09:42 PM
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2 Attachment(s) Spiral NGC 5676 by WA0CKY
NGC 5676 is a two armed barred? spiral whose arms as so knotty and ill defined after a point that it is almost a flocculent galaxy. NED classifies it as...
July 7th 16 07:21 AM
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2 Attachment(s) Spiral NGC 4527 by WA0CKY
While nearly all my images are oriented north up. This galaxy looked "upside down" to me so I'm breaking my rule and displaying this field south at the...
July 5th 16 09:01 AM
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