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NGC 253

NGC 253 is a spiral galaxy in the Sculptor constellation.
It is the main galaxy of the cluster of galaxies called the Sculptor Group which is relatively close to the Local Group to which the Milky Way belongs.

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NGC 7293

NGC 7293 is a planetary nebula in the constellation Aquarius, known as the Helix nebula or also the eye of God.

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NGC 281

NGC 281 is a nebula in the Cassiopeia constellation, also known as the Pacman Nebula.

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22P/Kopff

Comet 22P/Kopff photographed on August 24, 2022.
It isn’t surely the most photogenic comet but it was not easy to find it at a distance of more than 210 millions of kilometers from Earth and a magnitude of 13.8

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M 15

Globular cluster M15

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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.