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  Amateur astronomy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is usually associated with viewing the night sky when most celestial objects and events are visible, but sometimes amateur astronomers also operate during the day for events such as sunspots and solar eclipses.
Common objects that are observed early are the Moon and planets.
A GOTO telescope does not distinguish between objects that are easy and hard to see, and newcomers may therefore begin with objects that require large amounts of experience or understanding to properly appreciate.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Amateur_astronomy   (2386 words)

 The Local Group
It was first recognized by Hubble, in the time of the first distance determinations and redshift measurements (see, e.g., his The Realm of the Nebulae).
Messier objects: The Andromeda Galaxy M31 and its satellites M32 and M110, as well as the Triangulum Galaxy M33.
Other members (over 30 in all) include our Milky Way Galaxy, the Large and the Small Magellanic Cloud (LMC and SMC), which have been known before the invention of the telescope, as well as several smaller galaxies which were discovered more recently.
www.seds.org /messier/more/local.html   (1596 words)

 Definition of Eagle ray
41: The Harpy Eagle is the national bird of [[Panama]].
During all of these feats, the eagle faithfully watched over and guided him.
1:...lumn1.arp.750pix.jpgthumbMessier Object 16, the Eagle Nebula: this eerie, dark structure is a column of...
www.wordiq.com /search/Eagle_ray.html   (737 words)

 dumbbell nebula   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
M27 - Dumbbell Nebula - Vulpecula Object data: M27 (NGC 6853) is the famous Dumbbell Nebula, one of the most photographed planetary nebulae in the night sky.
Dumbbell Nebula The Dumbbell Nebula, M27 or NGC 6853 in Vulpecula is one of the closest and largest planetary nebulae.
The Dumbbell Nebula is an expanding 'bubble' of gas and dust cast off by a dying star; details of...
dumbbell.exercisedot.com /dumbbellnebula   (1135 words)

 Scientific Papers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Herbig-Haro Objects in the Vicinity of NGC 2023
The Detection of Faint Objects against the Sky Background.
In BL Lac Objects (L.Maraschi, T.Maccacaro and M-H. Ulrich, eds.)
www.aao.gov.au /images/general/scipap.html   (2222 words)

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