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IC 4406

This beautiful, but tiny planetary nebula is also called “the iris nebula”. It kinda looks like an eye. Not much…

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Posted in Dark Nebulae

LDN 1771 – Parrot Head Nebula

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NGC 4372 + The Dark Doodad (Mus)

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Dobashi 6193

This molecular cloud in Lupus is accompanied by 2 galaxies, NGC 5530 (under the dark nebula) and warped galaxy IC…

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Messier 7 – Ptolemy Cluster

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Posted in Comets

C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)

This comet was discovered on feb1, 2023 by the ATLAS survey.   IT was imaged on may 21, between the…

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Messier 55

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NGC 5139 – Omega Centauri

Taken from the remote observatory in Yass, Australia. I am particularly happy with the dark nebulae in the image, and…

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Posted in Astrophotography Clusters

NGC 4755 – The Jewel Box

This lovely cluster in Crux lies in the milky way on a backdrop of millions of stars. The bright star…

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Posted in Astrophotography Open Clusters Planetary Nebulae

NGC 5822 – 5823

These 2 open clusters are located in the constellation Lupus. NGC 5822, being the larger one, is a bit more…

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Messier 48

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NGC 6752

NGC 6752 is the 4th apparent biggest globular cluster visible from Earth. It is located in the constellation Pavo. Imaged…