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Comet C/2011 L4 Panstarrs and M31, The Great Andromeda Galaxy62 views30x30 second exposures at 1600 ISO
Is the Moon Half Full or Half New?31 viewsThis is a 16 piece mosaic
Messier 51, the Whirlpool Galaxy52 views
Messier 57, The Ring Nebula50 views
Messier 1356 views
Messier 22, a Globular Cluster in Sagattarius46 views
Messier 27, The Dumbbell Nebula45 views
Messier 31, The Great Andromeda Galaxy47 views
Messier 42, The Great Orion Nebula84 viewsThe Orion Nebula (also known as Messier 42, M42, or NGC 1976) is a diffuse nebula situated south of Orion's Belt in the constellation of Orion.

It is one of the brightest nebulae, and is visible to the naked eye in the night sky. M42 is located at a distance of 1,344 ± 20 light years and is the closest region of massive star formation to Earth.

The M42 nebula is estimated to be 24 light years across. It has a mass of about 2000 times the mass of the Sun.
Messier 17, TheSwan Nebula50 viewsThe Omega Nebula, also known as the Swan Nebula, Checkmark Nebula, Lobster Nebula, and the Horseshoe Nebula (catalogued as Messier 17 or M17 and as NGC 6618) is an H II region in the constellation Sagittarius.

It was discovered by Philippe Loys de Chéseaux in 1745. Charles Messier catalogued it in 1764. It is located in the rich starfields of the Sagittarius area of the Milky Way.
The Sun, The Moon and The Lighthouse378 viewsTo read the accompanying poem, please follow the link:
Comet Holmes, November 18th, 200721 viewsComet Holmes was going to transit, Mirfak, in the mellott 20 region of Perseus and I really wanted a picture. the entire state of Ohio was in the throes of a winter storm, so I drove 8 hours to Illinois and the Louisville Astronomy Club's Curby Observatory to obtain this once in a lifetime image.
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