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3 Attachment(s) NGC 5600 A Peculiar Spiral by WA0CKY
NGC 5600 is a peculiar face on spiral galaxy in southern Bootes. Its distance by redshift is about 120 million light-years. However, there's no agreement on...
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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 5523 Cannibals are Lonely by WA0CKY
NGC 5523 drew my attention because in POSS images the core looked well off center. While it is very slightly east of center this is only a very slight offset....
July 12th 17 07:06 PM
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4 Attachment(s) PGC 059511 Part of UGC 10675 by WA0CKY
UGC 10675 is a double galaxy in Hercules about 0.8 degrees northeast of Epsilon Herculis. At least it is listed in the UGC as a double galaxy. This misled...
July 9th 17 09:41 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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4 Attachment(s) NGC 5698 and Interacting Pair LEDA 097532 by WA0CKY
NGC 5698 is an SBb spiral in Bootes one degree east of Seginus (Gamma) Bootes. It has a rather strange ice cream cone shape with a faint drawn out arm or...
July 3rd 17 08:12 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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