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Observing Reports various – April/May 2013 (A bunch of DSOs)

Posted by on May 18th 2013 in Astrostuff, Observing Reports, Pics

A few images of things that I've been looking at over the last few weeks:


13th-14th May 2013:
M16 - The Eagle Nebula (aka NGC 6611 and the Star Queen Nebula), a young open cluster of stars in the constellation Serpens.


29th-30th April 2013:
The Crescent Nebula (aka NGC 6888, Caldwell 27, Sharpless 105), an emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus.


4th-5th May 2013:
M11 - The Wild Duck Cluster (aka NGC 6705), an open cluster in the constellation Scutum.


29th-30th April 2013:
M107 (aka NGC 6171), a very loose globular cluster in the constellation Ophiuchus.


4th-5th May 2013:
M4 - The Cat's Eye Cluster (aka NGC 6121), a globular cluster in the constellation Scorpius.


4th-5th May 2013:
M108 - The Surfboard Galaxy (aka NGC 3556), an edge-on barred spiral galaxy in the constellation Ursa Major.


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