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Amateur Astronomy Deep Sky Observing

Adventures in Deep Space

Provides descriptions on the collections of star systems. Also includes list of planetary nebulae with actual data.

Deep Sky Observing

Provides information on the categorization of objects beyond the solar system. Presents techniques on finding and watching the targets.

Google Sky

Provides access to images of the universe in different wavelengths.

Ian’s Astro

Displays sketch gallery of astronomical objects. Details construction of the piggy-back camera adapter.

Introduction to Deep Sky Objects

Presents glossary of astronomical terms. Also displays gallery of star cluster images.

Messier Marathon

Contains instructions on how to locate and identify deep sky objects. Also features an online television stream from the National Aeronautics Space Administration.


Exhibits collections of deep sky discoveries, discussions and images. Also accepts online submission of observations with images and data.

Directory of observing sites across dozens of US states and a number of Canadian provinces.

Sky and Telescope

Displays an article that provides hints and tips on how to observe deep sky objects.

Visual Deep Observing

Showcases collections of sketches of observed star systems and dust cloud formations. Also provides list of articles related with the study.

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