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Astrophotography Shots of the Month

Astrophoto of the Month - The Trifid Nebula

The Trifid Nebula - A star factory 5200 light years away. It's located in the constellation Sagittarius that resembles a teapot. (above)

Astrophoto of the Month - Jellyfish Nebula

Jellyfish Nebula (above)

Astrophoto of the Month - Lagoon Nebula

M8 - The Lagoon Nebula in the Constellation Sagittarius - About 5000 Light Years Away

Astrophoto of the Month - Leo Triplet Galaxies

Leo Triplet Galaxies - All About 35 Million Light Years Away

Astrophoto of the Month - Globular Cluster

M5 - Globular Cluster - 25,000 Light Years Away - Around One Million Stars Crammed within 170 Light Years

Astrophoto of the Month - Trifid Nebula

M20 - Trifid Nebula in the Constellation Sagittarius - 7600 Light Years Away

Astrophoto of the Month - Whirlpool Galaxy

M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy Swallowing a Smaler Galaxy over 30 Million Light Years Away

Astrophoto of the Month - Ring Nebula

M57 - Ring Nebula - A Planetary Nebula Dying Star over 2300 Light Years Away

Astrophoto of the Month - The Bodies Galaxy

M81 - The Bodies Galaxy and M82 (The Cigar Galaxy) - Both About 12 Million Light Years Away

Astrophoto of the Month - Pinwheel Galaxy

M101 - Pinwheel Galaxy that's over 25,000 Light Years Away

Astrophoto of the Month - NGC 7000

NGC7000 - Just a Small Part of the North American Nebula - About 25,000 Light Years Away