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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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2 Attachment(s) ASTRO: Abell 80 by slilge
In the second half of August I spent five nights on the planetary nebula Abell 80 (PK102-05.1), which is a bit larger than two arcminutes. The conditions were...
October 1st 17 11:06 PM
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2 Attachment(s) NGC 6683 another "What was I thinking" cluster by WA0CKY
NGC 6683 is an open cluster in Scutum about 2 degrees west of the far more interesting and famous M11 open cluster. This is another "What was I thinking...
October 1st 17 10:56 PM
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3 Attachment(s) NGC 6840 and 6843 or Why did I take these? by WA0CKY
I've been taking clusters that get no respect from imagers. In this case, I'm wondering why I even put these on that list as there's nothing much here. ...
October 1st 17 10:52 PM
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2 Attachment(s) IC 1310/Berkeley 50 by WA0CKY
IC 1310/Berkeley 50 is an open cluster in Cygnus. Being near the dust band of the Milky Way it is reddened by nearly one magnitude according to WEBDA. That...
October 1st 17 10:43 PM
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1 Attachment(s) ASTRO: NGC 7293 Helix nebula by slilge
While searching for something different I found an image of the Helix nebula NGC 7293 that I have not posted yet. Data was obtained in September 2015. This...
October 1st 17 10:39 PM
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1 Attachment(s) ASTRO: Four open clusters (NGC 663, 654, IC166, Berkeley 6) by slilge
I recently put the Explore Scientific 0.7 3" reducer on my ES 127 FCD100 APO and was pleased to see that they both work well together. As the sky was not good...
October 1st 17 10:34 PM
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2 Attachment(s) NGC 6800 An Open Cluster by WA0CKY
NGC 6800 is a Templer class III2p open cluster in Vulpecula. I'm assuming it is the bright blue stars that overlay a field of fainter, much redder, stars. ...
September 26th 17 04:44 PM
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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...
September 26th 17 04:41 PM
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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 26th 17 04:18 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 26th 17 02:25 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 26th 17 02:20 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 26th 17 02:16 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 26th 17 02:09 PM
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