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2 Attachment(s) NGC 279 A Shell Galaxy by WA0CKY
NGC 279 is a large galaxy in north-northeast Cetus that is about 160 million light-years distant. I measure its size at about 133,000 light-years. This one...
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2 Attachment(s) NGC 7311 and NGC 7312 A Pair of Spiral Galaxies by WA0CKY
NGC 7311 and 7312 are two spiral galaxies seen against the distant galaxy cluster, Abell 2454. The field is "above" the neck of Pegasus the horse that flies...
November 17th 17 08:49 PM
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1 Attachment(s) NGC 7193 an OCR and IC 5160 a galaxy by WA0CKY
NGC 7193 is considered by some to be an asterism, others such as SIMBAD say it is an open cluster. But the only paper on it that I found says it is an OCR. ...
November 14th 17 07:02 AM
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3 Attachment(s) Berkeley 82 with attachments (I hope) by WA0CKY
Attachments failed to attach even though they were seen in the preview. I'm trying again. Berkeley 82 is a small open cluster in northeastern Aquila. It...
November 11th 17 06:41 AM
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Berkeley 82 by WA0CKY
Berkeley 82 is a small open cluster in northeastern Aquila. It resides on the edge of the dark rift that runs through much of the constellation. This is why...
November 11th 17 06:35 AM
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3 Attachment(s) NGC 7407 A Strange Spiral Galaxy by WA0CKY
NGC 7407 is a somewhat unsymmetrical spiral galaxy with a huge faint looping arm to the south unlike any to the north. It is part of a group of galaxies about...
November 8th 17 06:49 PM
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2 Attachment(s) PV Cephi and Gyulbudaghian's Nebula by WA0CKY
I've been monitoring the nebula around PV Cephi (Gyulbudaghian's Nebula) since 2011. Each year changes are seen but nothing nearly as dramatic as when my...
November 5th 17 08:22 PM
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1 Attachment(s) Berkeley 54 by WA0CKY
Berkeley 54 is a very old star cluster, as open star clusters go, with an age of about 4 billion years. Most clusters of this age have long since been torn...
November 2nd 17 07:39 PM
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1 Attachment(s) ASTRO: Double Minkowski by slilge
I wanted to image Planetary Nebula M 2-52 with my 10" Meade ACF, but noticed that I would get M 2-51 with half the focal length. It is only 13 arcseconds large...
November 2nd 17 04:18 AM
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2 Attachment(s) Abell 2593-S by WA0CKY
ABELL 2593-S is the southern part of the ABELL 2593 cluster. The northern part is out of my image, to the north, obviously. It is located in Pegasus just...
November 1st 17 10:22 PM
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3 Attachment(s) Berkeley 103 by WA0CKY
Berkeley 103 is an obscure, little studied, open cluster in Cassiopeia. WEBDA and the one paper I found on it agree that it is about 6850 light-years distant...
November 1st 17 09:41 PM
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3 Attachment(s) NGC7592 and Arp 223/NGC7585 by WA0CKY
My target for this image was NGC 7592, a pair of colliding galaxies in northern Aquarius just below the Circlet of Pisces. When I saw Arp 223 could fit in the...
November 1st 17 09:36 PM
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2 Attachment(s) NGC7535, NGC7536 and NGC7559 by WA0CKY
These three NGC galaxies are located in Pegasus, just below the Great Square. All have a red-shift that puts them about 200 million light-years distant though...
November 1st 17 09:25 PM
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2 Attachment(s) NGC 7480/Berkeley 57 by WA0CKY
NGC 7423/Berkeley 57 is an open cluster right in the southeast corner of Cepheus. In fact, a piece of the left edge is in Cassiopeia while the very bottom of...
October 13th 17 08:25 PM
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2 Attachment(s) Wbl 685 by WA0CKY
This galaxy group is located in northern Pegasus at the border with Lacerta and about 1 degree north of the far more famous Deer Lick Galaxy, NGC 7331. The 6...
October 12th 17 09:54 PM
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3 Attachment(s) ASTRO: Three small PN: NGC 6884, IC 5217 und "Footprint" Nebula by slilge
In the nights when I collected the data for Abell 80 (http://ccd-astronomy.de/temp12/Abell80colourneugut.jpg) the seeing was quite good, so I imaged some small...
October 12th 17 09:52 PM
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2 Attachment(s) King 10 and Saloranta GN J2256.0+5906 by WA0CKY
King 10 is an open cluster in southeastern Cepheus. The eastern border of Cepheus with Cassiopeia runs along the eastern edge of my image. WEBDA puts its...
October 10th 17 08:52 PM
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2 Attachment(s) Berkeley 80 by WA0CKY
Berkeley 80 is an open cluster in western Aquila. WEBDA says it is some 10,750 light-years distant. It is in the dark nebula LDN 617 whose western edge is...
October 10th 17 08:47 PM
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2 Attachment(s) Berkeley 93 by WA0CKY
Berkeley 93 is a very distant open cluster embedded in a dust cloud about 18,250 light-years distant. It is located in Cepheus. It is thought to be larger...
October 10th 17 08:43 PM
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2 Attachment(s) Berkeley 85 by WA0CKY
Berkeley 85 is an open cluster in Cygnus about 1.5 degrees northwest of the famous Crescent Nebula, NGC 6888. I've seen it in many wide field images of the...
October 4th 17 08:55 PM
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