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M 15

Globular cluster M15

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Kleopatra

This is my first attempt to photograph an asteroid.

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Saturn

Saturn, 2 august 2022, 23:37, Italy
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M 33

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Jupiter

I report the photos on Jupiter taken on July 18, 2022 between 1:55 and 3:01 UT.
The small object visible from the second frame is Jupiter’s satellite Io

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Aristoteles and Eudoxus

Aristoteles and Eudoxus are two craters about 88 and 68 kilometers wide.
The flat area in the lower right is Lacus Mortis (Lake of Death) with the rimae Burg.

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Theophilus

Theophilus is a crater 101 kilometres wide, 4400 meters deep and located between Sinus Asperitatis and Mare Nectaris.
It is characterized by a central mountain group that rises for about 2000 meters from the bottom of the crater.

You can see the same crater from an other point of view using the data from Lunar Orbiter 3 at this link in Wikipedia.

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The Apollo 11 site

The photo shows the southern edge of the Sea of Tranquility where the Eagle lem of the Apollo 11 mission landed on 20 July 1969 bringing astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to the Moon while the Columbia module with Michael Collins on board remained in lunar orbit.
In their honor some of the area’s craters have been named with their names: Armstrong (5 km), Aldrin (3 km), and Collins (3 km).

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The Leo triplet

The Leo triplet or M 66 group consists of three spiral galaxies about 35 million light years away: the galaxy M 65 (NGC 3623) at the top right, the galaxy M 66 (NGC 3627) at the bottom right and the galaxy NGC 3628 at the bottom left.

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NGC 4565

NGC 4565 or C38, known as needle galaxy because of its shape, is a spiral galaxy seen from the side in Coma Berenices.
In the photo there others objects too.