Recent Images from Little River, South Carolina

IC342, known as the Hidden Galaxy, is a face on spiral galaxy in the constellation Camelopardalis. The galaxy is approximately 11,000 light years away.


NGC 2359, known as Thor's Helmet, is an emission nebula in the constellation Canis Major. The nebula is approximately 12,000 light years away.


NGC 2903 is a barred spiral galaxy located 30 million light-years away in the constellation Leo.


NGC2264, known as the Cone Nebula, is an emission nebula located approximately 2,500 light-years away in the constellation Monoceros.


Messier 81 and 82 are a pair of galaxies located in the constellation Ursa Major. Messier 81, known as the Bode's Galaxy, is a spiral galaxy and M82, known as the Cigar Galaxy, is a starburst galaxy. Both are approximately 12 million light-years away.


Close up view of the "Tadpoles" in IC410, known as the Tadpole Nebula. IC410 is an emission nebula located approximately 12,400 light-years away in the northern constellation Auriga.


NGC281, known as the Pacman Nebula, is a bright emission nebula and part of an H II region in the northern constellation of Cassiopeia and is 9,000 light years away.


NGC6992, known as the Eastern Veil Nebula, is a cloud of heated and ionized gas and dust in the constellation Cygnus. It constitutes the visible portions of the Cygnus Loop, a supernova remnant, many portions of which have acquired their own individual names and catalogue identifiers.


NGC6960, known as the Western Veil Nebula, is a cloud of heated and ionized gas and dust in the constellation Cygnus. It constitutes the visible portions of the Cygnus Loop, a supernova remnant, many portions of which have acquired their own individual names and catalogue identifiers.


IC410, known as the Tadpole Nebula, is an emission nebula located approximately 12,400 light-years away in the northern constellation Auriga.


IC1848, known as the Soul Nebula, is an emission nebula located approximately 6500 light-years away in the constellation Casiopeia.

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