The Deep Photographic Guide to the

The constellations of the month

Columba, Pictor

Deep Sky Objects

The following images are magnifications of the same original wide field image. In this way each object can be shown in a standard field of 3o x 3o and the colors and magnitudes can be compared. You should be aware, that the original image is a wide field view with a normal photographic lens! For some objects a telescope or telephoto lens image is available.

NGC 1672, galaxy in Dorado
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    NGC 1792, galaxy in Columba
  • SEDS infos

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    NGC 1851, globular star cluster in Columba
    visible with binoculars
  • SEDS infos
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    Kapteyn's star, fast moving star in Pictor,
    proper motion of 8.7"/a in southeastern direction,
    star with second highest known proper motion
    visible with binoculars

    © all photographs taken by Till Credner and Sven Kohle