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2 Attachment(s) Hickson Compact Group #76 by WA0CKY
Seeing turned poor this night. I searched for something I thought could sort of survive the bad seeing and chose the Hickson 76 group as it consisted of...
July 26th 17 08:51 PM
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3 Attachment(s) Hickson Compact Group #75 by WA0CKY
HCG 75 is a tight group of 8 galaxies in northwestern Serpens Caput about 550 to 590 million light years distant. One has no distance estimate. Are they...
July 20th 17 08:15 PM
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4 Attachment(s) NGC 5014 with bonus Holmberg VIII by WA0CKY
NGC 5014 caught my eye due to its odd dust lane. Near edge on spiral galaxies have dust lanes that go down their length bisecting the galaxy. Though those...
July 15th 17 06:31 PM
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3 Attachment(s) NGC 4938 and UGC 8168 by WA0CKY
NGC 4938 is a barred spiral in northern Canes Venatici about 380 million light-years distant. It sits in front of a distant galaxy group about one and a half...
July 6th 17 08:19 PM
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2 Attachment(s) Hickson Compact Group #69 by WA0CKY
HCG 69 is a group of 4 galaxies in western Bootes about 400 million light-years distant. Hickson groups, of which there are 100, must meet 3 requirements. 1....
July 3rd 17 06:30 PM
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1 Attachment(s) ASTRO: M95/M96 from La Palma by slilge
M95 and M96 are of course well accessible from Germany, but I needed something to fill a time gap before I could image galaxies in Virgo when I was at Athos/La...
July 1st 17 08:47 PM
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3 Attachment(s) NGC 4571 and the largest known by WA0CKY
NGC 4571 is a face on low surface brightness galaxy in the Virgo Cluster a half degree southeast of M91. Thus, while a member of the Virgo Cluster it is...
July 1st 17 07:09 PM
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2 Attachment(s) Double Galaxy IC 720 and More by WA0CKY
IC 720 is a double galaxy in northwest Virgo about 310 million light-years by redshift. Unfortunately, it has an identity problem. All agree IC 720 is the...
July 1st 17 07:02 PM
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3 Attachment(s) Lonely NGC 5750 by WA0CKY
This site just ate my post AGAIN. Very unreliable. I've emailed several times about this to no answer. No wonder few post here. Trying...
July 1st 17 06:57 PM
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2 Attachment(s) Astro: Ngc 4517/4517a by slilge
Another picture from La Palma. NGC 4517 is a nice edge-on galaxy almost exactly at the celestial equator. That would be quite low for Berlin, but at a good...
June 12th 17 10:36 PM
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3 Attachment(s) Ring Galaxy PGC 53126 and More Reprocessed by WA0CKY
I've received several emails saying green is too weak. After looking I have to agree I somehow pushed weak red and blue too much. I reran eXcalibrator and...
June 12th 17 10:20 PM
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3 Attachment(s) NGC 4699 under poor conditions by WA0CKY
NGC 4699 is a large flocculent galaxy low in Virgo. I can't find a consensus on its distance from us. NED puts it at 80 million light-years by redshift and...
June 12th 17 10:16 PM
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3 Attachment(s) NGC 4633 and 4634 by WA0CKY
NGC 4633 is a strange disk galaxy possibly interacting with NGC 4634. The pair are located in southern Coma Berenices. Their distance is difficult to...
June 12th 17 10:06 PM
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3 Attachment(s) Ring Galaxy PGC 53126 and MPGC53126 is a ring galaxy in northeastern Virgo about 3ore by WA0CKY
PGC53126 is a ring galaxy in northeastern Virgo about 390 million light-years distant. It is classified as Sab with no mention of the ring that makes it look...
June 11th 17 07:54 PM
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3 Attachment(s) A Couple Galaxies and Many Close Friends by WA0CKY
While I'd taken some of the spiral galaxies that hover around the edges of the Coma Cluster of galaxies, ABELL 1656, I'd not taken the center of it which is...
June 8th 17 10:50 PM
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3 Attachment(s) UGC 5340 A Galactic Mess by WA0CKY
UGC 5340 is also known as DDO 68, VV542 and PGC 28714 as well as a lot of other designations. It is a blue compact dwarf galaxy by some and an Irregular...
June 8th 17 10:47 PM
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Astro: Ngc 5068/5084 by slilge
I rarely find time to process my images from Athos at La Palma but sometimes the improbable happens ;-) NGC 5058 is a nice spiral in the southern part of...
May 18th 17 07:44 AM
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3 Attachment(s) IC 658 A Galaxy with a Big Handle by WA0CKY
IC 658 is a strange galaxy between the rear legs of Leo the lion. It is classified as E+ pec by NED and S0/a? pec by Seligman. The pec (for peculiar)...
May 15th 17 08:32 PM
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3 Attachment(s) NGC 3884 A Large Red and Dead Galaxy by WA0CKY
NGC 3884 is a huge ringed galaxy in northeastern Leo about 330 million light-years distant. It is likely a member of the Abell 1367 galaxy cluster. The...
May 15th 17 08:27 PM
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3 Attachment(s) NGC 4639 and NGC 4654 two possibly interacting galaxies by WA0CKY
NGC 4639 and NGC 4654 may be an interacting pair in northern Virgo (top of the frame is in Coma Berenices) about 62-63 million light-years distant by redshift....
May 15th 17 08:24 PM
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