M1 Crab Nebula, photo by James Canning

Dan Kuchta - IC 342 Hidden Galaxy

James Canning - Helix Nebula

M106, NGC 4248- Gary Opitz

You will note other galaxies in the image. To the immediate right of M 106 is NGC 4248 and to the right of that is the smaller NGC 4232. In the lower right corner is the beautiful edge-on spiral NGC 4217, and to the lower left of that is NGC 4226.

Abell 33 Planetary Nebula, by Andy Chapman


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