Messier Objects

This page will have our best attempts at Messier objects, at the moment our best attempts are not very good.  Hopefully the quality will slowly increase.

M1-Crab Nebula

yes it is bad, but this is inspiration to do much better…

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M13- Globular Cluster in Constellation of Hercules

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M27 – Dumbell Nebula

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The same data but now processed at 16 bit rather than 8 bit.

M42 – Orion Nebula

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M42 Orion Nebula obtained by students, this one processed by Karan Solanki

M51 -Whirpool Galaxy

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M56 – Globular Cluster in constellation of Lyra

I had to cut it because I discovered there was some dust on the CCD, I could have got a better exposure too.

I had to cut it because I discovered there was some dust on the CCD, I could have got a better exposure too.

M57 – Ring Nebula

M57

M81 – Bode’s Nebula

Messier 81, about 5 times as far away as Andromeda.

Messier 81, about 5 times as far away as Andromeda.

M82 – Cigar Galaxy

not great but it is there

not great but it is there

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