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You will find here a large collection of deep-sky color images taken since 2002 with an 18" telescope
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Chris Deforeit

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What's new?
M45 - The Pleiades wide field image
 IC1340 The southern part from Network nebula
IC 1318 wide field image
NGC7541 A very distant galaxy pair
VdB133 Reflection nebula
An 18 years study of the Gyulbudaghian's variable nebula (2002->2019) 

Last update: Dec 4, 2019

Best images - Example: NGC 7635, the Bubble nebula Galaxies - Example: NGC 6946, spiral galaxy Nebulae - Example: M16, the Eagle nebula Star clusters - Example: M12 globular cluster Misc. - Example: Comet Ikeya-Zang

All images ©1998-2019 by Chris Deforeit. Non profit use welcome if credit given.

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Classified list from imaged objects:

Messier Objects

M1, M2, M3, M5, M9, M10, M11, M12, M13, M14, M15, M16, M17, M20, M27, M29, M30, M31, M32, M33, M38, M39, M42, M45, M49, M51, M52, M53, M56, M57, M58, M60, M61, M63, M64, M65, M66, M68, M71, M72, M74, M76, M77, M78, M80, M81, M82, M84, M85, M86, M87, M88, M89, M90, M91, M92, M94, M95, M96, M97, M98, M99, M100, M101, M102, M103, M104, M105, M106, M107, M108, M109, M110

NGC Objects (including Messier)


NGC_147, NGC_185, NGC_205, NGC_221, NGC 224, NGC_247, NGC_253, NGC_281, NGC_467, NGC_470, NGC_474, NGC_581, NGC_598, NGC_628, NGC_650, NGC_660, NGC_672, NGC_691, NGC_697, NGC_700, NGC_703, NGC_704, NGC_705, NGC_708, NGC_709, NGC_710, NGC_714, NGC_717, NGC_770, NGC_772, NGC_784, NGC_891, NGC_896, NGC_925


NGC_1023, NGC_1024, NGC_1028, NGC_1029, NGC_1055, NGC_1068, NGC_1267, NGC_1268, NGC_1270, NGC_1272, NGC_1273, NGC_1274, NGC_1275, NGC_1277, NGC_1278, NGC_1281, NGC_1283, NGC_1333, NGC_1432, NGC_1502, NGC_1560, NGC_1893, NGC_1912, NGC_1952, NGC_1976


NGC_2023, NGC_2024, NGC_2064, NGC_2067, NGC_2068, NGC_2237, NGC_2244, NGC_2264, NGC_2359, NGC_2392, NGC_2403, NGC_2537, NGC_2541, NGC_2560, NGC_2562, NGC_2563, NGC_2683, NGC_2685, NGC_2823, NGC_2825, NGC_2826, NGC_2827, NGC_2828, NGC_2830, NGC_2831, NGC_2832, NGC_2834, NGC_2841, NGC_2903, NGC_2964, NGC_2968, NGC_2970


NGC_3031, NGC_3034, NGC_3079, NGC_3184, NGC_3198, NGC_3222, NGC_3226, NGC_3227, NGC_3344, NGC_3351, NGC_3359, NGC_3368, NGC_3379, NGC_3384, NGC_3389, NGC_3432, NGC_3486, NGC_3521, NGC_3556, NGC_3587, NGC_3623, NGC_3627, NGC_3628, NGC_3675NGC_3705, NGC_3718, NGC_3726, NGC_3729, NGC_3745, NGC_3746, NGC_3748, NGC_3750, NGC_3751, NGC_3753, NGC_3754, NGC_3938, NGC_3945, NGC_3953, NGC_3992


NGC_4013, NGC_4026, NGC_4038, NGC_4039, NGC_4051, NGC_4088, NGC_4096, NGC_4144, NGC_4145, NGC_4157, NGC_4169, NGC_4173, NGC_4174, NGC_4175, NGC_4192, NGC_4206, NGC_4214, NGC_4216, NGC_4222, NGC_4236, NGC_4244, NGC_4248, NGC_4254, NGC_4258, NGC_4274, NGC_4292, NGC_4303, NGC_4321, NGC_4322, NGC_4328, NGC_4374, NGC_4382, NGC_4387, NGC_4394, NGC_4395, NGC_4402, NGC_4406, NGC_4435, NGC_4438, NGC_4464, NGC_4465, NGC_4467, NGC_4470, NGC_4472, NGC_4476, NGC_4478, NGC_4485, NGC_4486, NGC_4490, NGC_4492, NGC_4501, NGC_4517, NGC_4548, NGC_4552, NGC_4562, NGC_4564, NGC_4565, NGC_4567, NGC_4568, NGC_4569, NGC_4579, NGC_4590, NGC_4594, NGC_4627, NGC_4631, NGC_4647, NGC_4649, NGC_4656, NGC_4676, NGC_4712, NGC_4725, NGC_4736, NGC_4754, NGC_4762, NGC_4826


NGC_5023, NGC_5024, NGC_5033, NGC_5055, NGC_5194, NGC_5195, NGC_5272, NGC_5360, NGC_5364, NGC_5457, NGC_5466, NGC_5560, NGC_5566, NGC_5569, NGC_5585, NGC_5746, NGC_5792, NGC_5866, NGC_5897, NGC_5904, NGC_5905, NGC_5907, NGC_5908, NGC_5981, NGC_5982, NGC_5985 


NGC_6015, NGC_6093, NGC_6140, NGC_6171, NGC_6205, NGC_6218, NGC_6254, NGC_6309, NGC_6333, NGC_6341, NGC_6384, NGC_6402, NGC_6503, NGC_6514, NGC_6543, NGC_6611, NGC_6618, NGC_6705, NGC_6720, NGC_6760, NGC_6779, NGC_6781, NGC_6813, NGC_6820, NGC_6822, NGC_6823, NGC_6826, NGC_6838, NGC_6842, NGC_6853, NGC_6882, NGC_6885, NGC_6888, NGC_6894, NGC_6905, NGC_6910, NGC_6913, NGC_6914, NGC_6934, NGC_6940, NGC_6946, NGC_6959, NGC_6960, NGC_6961, NGC_6962, NGC_6964, NGC_6965, NGC_6979, NGC_6981, NGC_6905, NGC_6992, NGC_6995


NGC_7008, NGC_7009, NGC_7013, NGC_7023, NGC_7048, NGC_7076, NGC_7078, NGC_7089, NGC_7092, NGC_7099, NGC_7129, NGC_7133, NGC_7293, NGC_7317, NGC_7318, NGC_7319, NGC_7320, NGC_7331, NGC_7335, NGC_7336, NGC_7337, NGC_7340, NGC_7380, NGC_7383, NGC_7384, NGC_7385, NGC_7386, NGC_7389, NGC_7390, NGC_7497, NGC_7537, NGC_7538, NGC_7541, NGC_7606, NGC_7608, NGC_7611, NGC_7617, NGC_7619, NGC_7626, NGC_7631, NGC_7635, NGC_7640, NGC_7654NGC_7662, NGC_7686, NGC_7724, NGC_7727, NGC_7814

IC Objects

IC 10, IC 167, IC 342, IC 405, IC 410, IC 434, IC 783, IC 1311, IC 1318, IC 1396, IC1340, IC 1470, IC 1613, IC 1727, IC 1805, IC 2574 IC 4954, IC 4955, IC 5068, IC 5070, IC 5076, IC 5146, IC 1613

Sharpless Objects

Sh2-46, Sh2-84, Sh2-86, Sh2-88, Sh2-90, Sh2-101, Sh2-104, Sh2-108, Sh2-112, Sh2-115, Sh2-125, Sh2-132, Sh2-140, Sh2-142, Sh2-155, Sh2-156, Sh2-157, Sh2-170, Sh2-188, Sh2-190, Sh2-229


Ced174, Ced214, Cohen129, Perseus cluster, PK59-18.1, PK104-29.1, PK112-10.1, vdB133, vdB152, Gyulbudaghian's nebula