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Fred Herrmann
December 1, 2015
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Contains: Deep sky object

Acquisition Details

Date Posted: December 1, 2015

Time: 04:00 PM

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Imaging telescopes:


One of my favorite images taken awhile back from Siding Springs Australia. The Tarantula is located in the southern constellation Dorado (Dolphin Fish) at a distance of 160,000 light-years. The Tarantula is so intensely bright it would cast a shadow at night were it “only” 1,300 light-years distant as is the Great Nebula in Orion! Some of the brightest and most massive stars known are located in the star cluster located at its core.

Eclipse Corona take from Dayton, TN

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Thor's Helmet

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The Instant of the Diamond

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Obscured Galaxy IC342

October 23, 2015

Galaxy NGC925

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