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Messier 1356 views
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Messier 51, the Whirlpool Galaxy52 views
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Messier 57, The Ring Nebula50 views
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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.
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Messier 31, The Great Andromeda Galaxy47 views
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Messier 22, a Globular Cluster in Sagattarius46 views
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Messier 27, The Dumbbell Nebula45 views
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