NGC7814 – The Little Sombrero

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NGC 7814 is a spiral galaxy about 40 million light-years away in the constellation Pegasus. The galaxy is seen edge-on from Earth. It is sometimes referred to as “the little sombrero”, a miniature version of Messier 104

M1 Crab Nebula

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The Crab Nebula (catalogue designations M1, NGC 1952, Taurus A) is a supernova remnant and pulsar wind nebula in the constellation of Taurus. The common name comes from William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse, who observed the object in 1842 …

Halley’s Comet 1986

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My observation of the Comet in 1986, this was before I did photography.  This is a sketch of what I observed from the note book I kept. The Comet was in Aquarius, near the “Water Jar” Asterism.