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2 Attachment(s) NGC 7184, How low can I go? by WA0CKY
NGC 7184 is a great spiral galaxy in southern Aquarius that is listed as a barred ring galaxy with a Low Luminosity Active Galactic Nucleus about 110 million...
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3 Attachment(s) Hickson Compact Group #88 by WA0CKY
HCG 88 is a 4 galaxy group in Aquarius about 260 million light-years distant. Two dwarf members of the same group are shown in my image but didn't meet...
September 21st 17 08:00 PM
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2 Attachment(s) NGC 6676, NGC 6677, NGC 6679/IC 4763 and PGC 062029 by WA0CKY
There appears some debate over which galaxy is NGC 6677, NGC6679 and IC 4763. You can read all about it at http://cseligman.com/text/atlas/ngc66a.htm#6677 I...
September 19th 17 07:40 PM
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3 Attachment(s) NGC 6155 A Sloshed Galaxy by WA0CKY
NGC 6155 is a barred spiral galaxy in Hercules classified as SBcd. NED's redshift measurement puts it about 110 million light-years distant but non-redshift...
September 16th 17 08:02 PM
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1 Attachment(s) Berkeley 86 by WA0CKY
Sometimes I wonder why I put an object on my to-do list. This is one of those times. Berkeley 86 is somewhere in my image. Just where I don't know. WEBDA...
September 14th 17 07:50 PM
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3 Attachment(s) NGC 6106, A Ragged Spiral Galaxy by WA0CKY
NGC 6106 is a rather ragged Sc spiral galaxy in southwestern Hercules about 70 to 75 million light-years away. For some reason, the northern part is extremely...
September 12th 17 05:29 PM
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1 Attachment(s) Open Cluster BERKELEY 43 by WA0CKY
Berkeley 43 is one of the better Berkeley clusters. It is located in Aquila deep in the rift valley of the Milky Way. This means the cluster is rather highly...
September 9th 17 06:05 PM
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2 Attachment(s) SagDIG Sagittarius Dwarf Irregular Galaxy by WA0CKY
SagDIG (Sagittarius Dwarf Irregular Galaxy) is a distant member of the local group at about 3.4 million light-years. The stars in it have been known for years...
September 7th 17 06:27 PM
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3 Attachment(s) NGC 7156 With an Arm Gap by WA0CKY
NGC 7156 is a face on SAB(rs)cd: spiral in southeastern Pegasus. It is about 72 to 170 million light-years distant. OK, most sources say the distance is...
September 4th 17 06:33 PM
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1 Attachment(s) Asteroid (3122) Florence by WA0CKY
Asteroid (3122) Florence came closer to the earth on September 1, 2017 than any asteroid its size or larger has since we've been keeping records of such...
September 2nd 17 07:21 PM
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1 Attachment(s) Astro: Ngc 3338 by slilge
NGC 3338 was sort of a "project galaxy" for me this year. I planned to do two nights but the galaxy's surface brightness was too low for my city skies. Some...
September 2nd 17 03:34 AM
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3 Attachment(s) ARP 284 Reprocessed by WA0CKY
I originally did this image in 2008. Recently I was asked if I had a version showing more glare from the bright star just south of the galaxies. I...
August 31st 17 11:23 PM
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2 Attachment(s) Planetary Abell 59 and Open Cluster Berkeley 44 by WA0CKY
Berkeley 44 is a rather faint open cluster in Sagitta about 2 degrees west and a bit south of the far more famous Coathanger asterism in Vulpecula. According...
August 31st 17 11:21 PM
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1 Attachment(s) Berkeley 83 by WA0CKY
BERKELEY 83 is a small but rather well-defined cluster in northern Vulpecula on the edge of the dark rift that runs through the Milky Way in this part of the...
August 31st 17 10:41 PM
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2 Attachment(s) NGC 7067 An Open Star Cluster by WA0CKY
NGC 7067 is an open cluster in Cygnus about 1.3 degrees west of M39. It was discovered by William Herschel on September 27, 1788. Dreyer's description says:...
August 31st 17 10:37 PM
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3 Attachment(s) HGC 84 A 6 Galaxy Group by WA0CKY
HCG 84 is a group of 6 galaxies in Ursa Minor, The Little Dipper, a bit northeast of the bowl. 5 of the galaxies are about three quarters of a billion...
August 27th 17 07:59 PM
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1 Attachment(s) ASTRO: M27 with halo by slilge
M27's halo is not an extremely faint object, but still difficult for city skies. I gathered data in four short (without astronomic dawn) nights in June. One of...
August 16th 17 07:16 PM
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2 Attachment(s) Three Reflection Nebula DG 169, 170 and 171 by WA0CKY
DG 170 is a small reflection nebula in the Cygnus Rift. Unlike most reflection nebulae it is both a bit orange and faded blue in color rather than bright blue...
August 15th 17 11:37 PM
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2 Attachment(s) ARP 29 with SN 2017eaw by WA0CKY
Back on May 14, 2017, amateur astronomer and super nova hunter Patrick Wiggins discovered a brightening SN in Arp 29/NGC 6946. It eventually became known as...
August 15th 17 11:28 PM
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3 Attachment(s) HGC 82 Featuring Distorted NGC 6161 by WA0CKY
HCG 82 consists of 4 galaxies in far western Hercules west of the Keystone. It consists of 3 NGC galaxies and one PGC galaxy, NGC 6161-6163 and PGC 58231. ...
August 15th 17 11:01 PM
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