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Can you guess a famous deepsky object by a close-up picture?

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#1 biedie

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Posted 11 February 2019 - 10:35 AM

Hi All,

 

Probably a similar topic has been shared in the past but for me it looks like a fun game to test your knowledge of deepsky objects. Can you guess a famous deepsky object by a close-up picture?

Feel free to continue the topic with your own examples. Please only post your own pictures.

 

So here's a start.

Can you guess the NGC number from this close-up?

 

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If you want to see the bigger picture, you can try this link

And here are the details of the setup and exposures

 

Thanks for watching!

 

Bart

 

 

 

 


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#2 droe

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Posted 11 February 2019 - 10:55 AM

Rosette Nebula - NGC 2239?

 

oops - you got a link to it at the bottom.


Edited by droe, 11 February 2019 - 11:19 AM.


#3 44maurer

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Posted 12 February 2019 - 01:43 AM

Good idea. Also, you have some great images on your website.

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Posted 12 February 2019 - 09:36 AM

Where is this flaming haired ghoul?

 

M42_77frames_610s_comp ghoul.jpg

 


Edited by Zebenelgenubi, 12 February 2019 - 09:39 AM.


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Posted 12 February 2019 - 05:43 PM

i'll take M42 for $1000 alex


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#6 Zebenelgenubi

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Posted 13 February 2019 - 09:16 AM

i'll take M42 for $1000 alex

Correct. Now choose the next category.



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Posted 14 February 2019 - 12:29 AM

where can this "astronaut falling into a black hole" be found?

 

 

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Posted 14 February 2019 - 05:55 PM

I looked at this an hour ago and couldn't stop thinking: "I know that astronaut... where have I seen that astronaut??!" It finally dawned on me - it's in Elephant (IC1396)! :-)

 

To keep this rolling, Nebula Knight:

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Edited by qbool, 14 February 2019 - 06:01 PM.

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Posted 15 February 2019 - 08:42 PM

^ I call that the Snake in the Pelican/North American Nebula


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Posted 16 February 2019 - 09:22 AM

where can this "astronaut falling into a black hole" be found?


I always see a frog when I find that in my 1396 widefield.
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Posted 16 February 2019 - 10:00 AM

^ I call that the Snake in the Pelican/North American Nebula

Correct! Your turn.smile.gif




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