NGC

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    NGC0040 (18in Dobson)
    NGC40’s a beautiful planetary nebula which happily shows a lot of detail and a bright central star.
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    NGC246 (18in Dobson)
    This is probably the last drawing I'll have made with my good old home-built 18" telescope: NGC246, better known as the Skull Nebula, can be found in the vast…
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    NGC253 (18in Dobson)
    The Sculptor Galaxy (NGC253) is one of the brightest and finest galaxies in the sky. Unfortunately over here in Northern Italy it’s never far above the horizon.
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    NGC281 (18in Dobson)
    This particular nebula, NGC281, is nicknamed the “Pac Man” nebula and I don’t suppose I have to explain why.
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    NGC404 + Mirach (18in Dobson)
    Mirach is the brightest star of the constellation of Andromeda. It’s old and has a lovely wine-red colour. Just next to it there’s a little surprise under the…
  • NGC0040 (18in Dobson)
    NGC40’s a beautiful planetary nebula which happily shows a lot of detail and a bright central star.
  • NGC246 (18in Dobson)
    This is probably the last drawing I'll have made with my good old home-built 18" telescope: NGC246, better known as the Skull Nebula, can be found in the vast…
  • NGC253 (18in Dobson)
    The Sculptor Galaxy (NGC253) is one of the brightest and finest galaxies in the sky. Unfortunately over here in Northern Italy it’s never far above the horizon.
  • NGC281 (18in Dobson)
    This particular nebula, NGC281, is nicknamed the “Pac Man” nebula and I don’t suppose I have to explain why.
  • NGC404 + Mirach (18in Dobson)
    Mirach is the brightest star of the constellation of Andromeda. It’s old and has a lovely wine-red colour. Just next to it there’s a little surprise under the…
  • NGC520 (binoscope)
    NGC520, or popularly named the "Flying Ghost Galaxy", is an object that's within reach of small telescopes under a dark sky.