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You will find here a large collection of deep-sky color images taken since 2002 with an 18" telescope,
and since 2019 with a 200mm camera attached to the telescope for wide field imaging.

Have a nice visit!
Chris Deforeit

Unless otherwise noted:

  • All images are North top, South bottom, West right, East left, as seen when looking with naked eye towards South.
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North America nebula
Veil nebula wide field
A 20 years study of the Gyulbudaghian's variable nebula (2002->2021) 

Site updated Sept 10th, 2021

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 ©1998-2021 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, M35, M37, M38, M39, M42, M43, M44, M45, M48, 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_869, NGC_884, 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_1499, NGC_1502, NGC_1528, NGC_1560, NGC_1893, NGC_1912, NGC_1952, NGC_1976, NGC_1977, NGC_1980, NGC_1982


NGC_2023, NGC_2024, NGC_2064, NGC_2067, NGC_2068, NGC_2099, NGC_2168, NGC_2174, NGC_2175, NGC_2237, NGC_2244, NGC_2264, NGC_2281, NGC_2359, NGC_2392, NGC_2403, NGC_2537, NGC_2541, NGC_2548, NGC_2560, NGC_2562, NGC_2563, NGC_2632, NGC_2683, NGC_2685, NGC_2805, NGC_2814, NGC_2820, 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_3003, NGC_3031, NGC_3034, NGC_3079, NGC_3156, NGC_3166, NGC_3169, NGC_3184, NGC_3198, NGC_3222, NGC_3226, NGC_3227, NGC_3239, NGC_3338, 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_3593, 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_3810, NGC_3938, NGC_3945, NGC_3953, NGC_3992


NGC_4013, NGC_4026, NGC_4038, NGC_4039, NGC_4051, NGC_4088, NGC_4096, NGC_4100, NGC_4144, NGC_4145, NGC_4157, NGC_4169, NGC_4173, NGC_4174, NGC_4175, NGC_4178, NGC_4192, NGC_4206, NGC_4214, NGC_4216, NGC_4217, 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_4449, 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_4526, NGC_4527, NGC_4535, NGC_4548, NGC_4552, NGC_4559, 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_4731, NGC_4736, NGC_4754, NGC_4762, NGC_4826, NGC_4848, NGC_4850, NGC_4860, NGC_4865, NGC_4866, NGC_4871, NGC_4872, NGC_4873, NGC_4874, NGC_4881, NGC_4883, NGC_4886, NGC_4889, NGC_4894, NGC_4895, NGC_4907, NGC_4908, NGC_4919, NGC_4921, NGC_4923


NGC_5023, NGC_5024, NGC_5033, NGC_5053, NGC_5055, NGC_5194, NGC_5195, NGC_5248, NGC_5272, NGC_5296, NGC_5297, NGC_5360, NGC_5364, NGC_5409, NGC_5416, NGC_5424, NGC_5434, NGC_5436, NGC_5437, NGC_5438, NGC_5448, NGC_5457, NGC_5466, NGC_5560, NGC_5566, NGC_5569, NGC_5585, NGC_5682, NGC_5683, NGC_5689, NGC_5693, NGC_5746, NGC_5774, NGC_5775, NGC_5792, NGC_5839, NGC_5845, NGC_5846, NGC_5850, NGC_5866, NGC_5897, NGC_5904, NGC_5905, NGC_5907, NGC_5908, NGC_5921, NGC_5963, NGC_5965, NGC_5981, NGC_5982, NGC_5985 


NGC_6015, NGC_6027, NGC_6040, NGC_6041, NGC_6042, NGC_6043, NGC_6044, NGC_6045, NGC_6047, NGC_6050, NGC_6054, NGC_6056, NGC_6093, NGC_6108, NGC_6109, NGC_6110, NGC_6112, NGC_6114, NGC_6116, NGC_6140, NGC_6171, NGC_6205, NGC_6218, NGC_6254, NGC_6309, NGC_6333, NGC_6341, NGC_6366, NGC_6384, NGC_6402, NGC_6503, NGC_6514, NGC_6539, 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_7000, 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_2162, IC_2458, IC 2574 IC 4954, IC 4955, IC 5068, IC 5070, IC 5076, IC 5146

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, Sh2-257


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