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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...
June 20th 17 05:43 AM
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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...
June 17th 17 08:25 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...
June 17th 17 06:48 AM
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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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3 Attachment(s) NGC 2449 and IC 476 by WA0CKY
NGC 2449 and IC 476 are a possibly interacting pair of galaxies in Gemini about 1.1 degrees southeast of Pollux. While at the same redshift there's no tidal...
May 15th 17 08:19 PM
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3 Attachment(s) NGC 2744, A Train Wreck by WA0CKY
NGC 2744 is the strange galaxy in the NGC 2749 galaxy group which is located in Cancer the crab. It certainly is a train wreck of a galaxy. It is often...
May 15th 17 08:15 PM
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3 Attachment(s) Berkeley 30 by WA0CKY
Berkeley 30 is a rarely imaged open star cluster in Monoceros. WEBDA puts it at a distance of about 15,600 light-years. They give an age of 300 million years...
April 16th 17 09:41 PM
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1 Attachment(s) Astro: Ngc 2835 by slilge
NGC 2835 is a large (6 arcminutes) galaxy in Hydra. It's southern spiral arms look like they have been distorted by some other galaxy, but no neighbour was...
April 8th 17 05:24 AM
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2 Attachment(s) NGC 5068 A nearby spiral galaxy by WA0CKY
NGC 5068 is a face on, nearby spiral galaxy in southern Virgo. Redshift measurements are rather inaccurate for nearby galaxies. Using other methods NED comes...
April 8th 17 05:16 AM
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3 Attachment(s) REPOST Spacebanter lost a new post of HOLM 124 by WA0CKY
Don't trust this site. It loses posts at random. Trying yet again HOLM 124 is a group of 4 galaxies in eastern Ursa Major, southeast of M81 and M82. At one...
March 30th 17 11:28 PM
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