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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.

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NGC 2903

NGC 2903 is a barred spiral galaxy about 25 milions of light year from the Earth in the constellation of Leo.

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Kepler

Kepler is an isolated crater on the edge of the Oceanus Procellarum with evident rays due to the impact of a meteorite.

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Aristarchus

Aristarchus is a crater with a diameter of 40 km and is one of the brightest areas on the Moon.
Close to it there are the Herodotus crater from which the deep rhyme Vallis Schroteri starts and the ghost crater Prinz.

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The Rosetta Nebula

The Rosetta Nebula, C 49 or NGC 2237, is a diffuse nebula in Monoceros constellation.

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The Horsehead Nebula

The Horsehead Nebula, or IC 434, is a dark nebula in Orion constellation near the star Alnitak.

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The Orion Nebula

The Orion Nebula, or M 42 or NGC 1976, is a bright diffuse nebula just below the Orion belt at a distance of about 1300 years from us.

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NGC 891

NGC 891 is a spiral galaxy viewed from the edge in the constellation Andromeda; it is also possible to observe the lane of dark dust that crosses it in half.