On the left is my picture. On the right is a more ideal image by a professional astronomer.

NGC253 - Sculptor

NGC 253 one of the largest galaxies in the southern sky, NGC 253 is commonly referred to "The Sculptor Galaxy," but in truth it is a member of the "Sculptor Group of Galaxies," according to Burnham's Celestial Handbook.
NGC253 (Allan)
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8 Sep 2007
NGC253 (H34 Chapel Hill Observatory)
H34 Chapel Hill Observatory

NGC2070 - Tarantula Nebula

The Tarantula Nebula (also known as 30 Doradus, or NGC 2070) is an H II region in the Large Magellanic Cloud. The Tarantula Nebula has an apparent magnitude of 8. Considering its distance of about 160,000 light years, this is an extremely luminous object. Its luminosity is so bright that if it were as close to Earth as the Orion Nebula, the Tarantula Nebula would cast shadows.
NGC253 (Allan)
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8 Sep 2007
NGC2070 (ESO)

NGC7009 - the Saturn nebula

The Saturn Nebula (also known as NGC 7009) is a planetary nebula in the Aquarius constellation. The nebula was originally a low-mass star that transformed into a rather bright white dwarf star, magnitude 11.5. The Saturn Nebula gets is name from its superficial resemblance to the planet Saturn with its rings nearly edge on to the observer.
NGC7009 Saturn Nebula (Allan)
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29 Sep 2007
Saturn  Nebula (Antilhue)
Antilhue, Chile

NGC7331 - the Deer Lick Galaxy

The Deer Lick Galaxy (also known as NGC 7331 ) NGC 7331 was discovered by William Herschel in 1784. It is one of the brightest galaxies which is not included in Messier's catalog. It shows a fine spiral structure despite its small inclination from the edge-on position.

Until i have the wedge i was only able to grab short photos at poor resolution so the image quality is low. I will come back to this one later.
NGC7331 DeerLick (Allan)
29 Sep 2007
NGC7331 (Isaac Newton Telescopes)
Isaac Newton Telescopes

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