Messier 51

Explanation:A majestic swirl of millions of suns in the sky apparently extended as half full moon (60,000 light years real) was discovered by the French astronomer Charles Messier in 1773 and added to the number 51 into famous namesake catalog. …

C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy & friends

    Description: On the night of February 19, 2015, in his long journey the comet C / 2014 Q2 Lovejoy entering in the regions of the constellation Perseus becomes circumpolar. The picture shows her meeting (only prospectively) with one …

C/2012 K1 PanSTARRS and NGC 3319

Panstarss on NGC 3319

  Explanation: In a slow lazy journey through the northern skies, the comet C/2012 K1 PanSTARRS the night of June 2, 2014, she posed for this portrait telescope in northern constellation Ursa Major. Now along the inner part of the …

IC 443 Jellyfish nebula

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Explanation: Normally faint and elusive, the Jellyfish Nebula is caught in this alluring telescopic view. Drifting near bright star Eta Geminorum, at the foot of a celestial twin, the Jellyfish Nebula is seen dangling tentacles from the bright arcing ridge of emission left of center. In …

Lynds Dark Nebula 673

Explanation: part of a dark expanse that splits the crowded plane of our Milky Way galaxy, the Aquila Rift through the northern hemisphere’s summer skies near bright star Altair. In silhouette against the Milky Way’s faint starlight, its dusty molecular …

LBN 310

Explanation: in a region of sky in the western part of the northern constellation of Cygnus, in the middle of the Milky Way, there is a complex nebular clouds where hydrogen are shaped by the strong stellar wind of young …

NGC 3628

  NASA Astronomy pictures of the Day 20th June 2013 ESA; European Space Agency 20th june 2013 Nuovo Orione magazine, Calendar 2014 Nuovo Orione magazine n° 258 November 2013, article.   …

NGC 7822

    Nuovo Orione magazine n° 251 April 2013 Gallery   Nuovo Orione magazine n° 258 November 2013, article.  Nuovo Orione magazine, Calendar 2014       …

LDN 673

      Nuovo Orione magazine, Calendar 2014 Coelum magazine n.182 june 2014 article   …