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3towers Observatory Latest Images:

     
Comet Nishimura    
C/2023 P1 Nishimura on the morning of Sunday September 3, 2023    
     
Venus and Uranus on the evening of March 29, 2023 M44 and Venus Antares Occulation by the Moon on Thursday August 24, 2023
Venus and Uranus on the evening of Wednesday March 29, 2023 Venus and M44 on the evening of Monday June 12, 2023  
     
Morning planets, June 23, 2022 Comet PANSTARRS  C/2017 K2 Comet ZTF C/2022 E3
Great lineup of planets on the morning of Thursday June 23, 2022 C/2017 K2 PANSTARRS on the evening of Monday August 1, 2022 C/2022 E3 ZTF on the evening of Saturday February 25, 2023
     
Lunar Eclipse Monday May 16, 2022, early totality Lunar Eclipse, Monday May 16, 2022, mid-totality Lunar Eclipse Monday May 16, 2022, late totality
Lunar Eclipse on the evening of Monday May 16, 2022, early totality Lunar Eclipse on the evening of Monday May 16, 2022, mid-totality Lunar Eclipse on the evening of Monday May 16, 2022, late totality
     
Comet Leonard Conjunction of Jupiter and Venus May 30, 2022 Great conjunction of Jupiter and Venus on the morning of May 30, 2022
C/2021 A1 (Leonard) in the early evening on Monday December 20, 2021 Great Conjunction of Jupiter (left) and Venus (right) on the morning of Saturday April 30, 2022 Great Conjunction of Jupiter (left) and Venus (right) on the morning of Saturday April 30, 2022
     
Lunar Eclipse Wednesday May 26, 2021, maximum totality C/2021 A1 (Leonard) C/2021 A1 (Leonard) on the early evening of Thursday December 16, 2021
Lunar Eclipse on the morning of Wednesday May 26, 2021 at maximum totality C/2021 A1 (Leonard) in twilight on the evening of Wednesday December 15, 2021 C/2021 A1 Leonard in twilight and low on the western horizon on the early evening of Thursday December 16, 2021
     
The Moon, Jupiter, and Saturn Wednesday December 16, 2020 Great 202 Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn Great 202 Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn at closest approach
Great 2020 Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn - the Moon, Jupiter, and Saturn on the evening of Wednesday December 16, 2020 Great 2020 Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn on the evening of Saturday December 19, 2020, two days prior to closest approach Great 2020 Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn on the evening of Monday December 21, 2020 at closest approach
     
Comet NEOWISE Comet NEOWISE Penumbral Lunar Eclipse on Monday Morning November 30, 2020
Comet NEOWISE (C/2020 F3) on the evening of Tuesday July 14, 2020 Comet NEOWISE on the evening of Monday July 20, 2020. The comet was visible only intermittently through thick clouds. Penumbral Eclipse on the morning of Monday November 30, 2020
     
Venus and the Pleiades on Friday April 3, 2020 Comet NEOWISE Comet NEOWISE
Venus and the Pleiades on the evening of Friday April 3, 2020 Comet NEOWISE (C/2020 F3) rising over the Catalina Mountains on the morning of Thursday July 9, 2020 Comet NEOWISE above the Catalina Mountains on the morning of Thursday July 9, 2020
     

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Grasslands Observatory Latest Images:

     
IC 1311 and environs, labeled image SH2-205  
IC 1311 and environs on the night of Sunday November 12, 2023 SH2-205 (Peanut Nebula) on the nights of Monday October 14, 2023 and Friday November 10, 2023  
     
C/2023 H2 (lemmon) NGC 40, cropped and enlarged image NGC 246
C/2023 H2 (Lemmon) on the night of Friday November 10, 2023 NGC 40 (Caldwell 2, Bowtie Nebula) on the evening of Wednesday November 8, 2023 NGC 246 (Caldwell 56; Skull Nebula) on the evening of Thursday November 9, 2023
     
Barnard 103 and 188, labeled image Barnard 309, labeled image Propeller Nebula
Barnard 103 and 188 on the night of Wednesday October 11, 2023 Barnard 309 on the night of Saturday October 14, 2023 Propeller Nebula on the nights of Wednesday November 8 and Thursday November 9, 2023
     
Barnard 289 and environs, labeled image Barnard 306, labeled image Barnard 308, labeled image
Barnard 86, 289, 294, and 298 on the night of Tuesday October 3, 2023 Barnard 306 on the night of Sunday October 8, 2023 Barnard 308 on the night of Tuesday October 10, 2023
     
103P/Hartley on the morming of Sunday September 24, 2023 NGC 7662, cropped and enlarged image Barnard 284 and 285, labeled image
103P/Hartley on the morning of Sunday September 24, 2023 NGC 7662 (Caldwell 22) on the night of Friday September 15, 2023 Barnard 284 and 285 on the night of Wednesday October 4, 2023
     
M6 Barnard 272 and environs, labeled image Barnard 281 and environs, labeled image
M6 (NGC6405) on the night of Friday September 15, 2023 Barnard 272 and environs on the night of Thursday September 14, 2023 Barnard 281 and environs on the night of Friday September 15, 2023
     
Barnard 271 and 273, labeled images NGC 5866 (M102), cropped and enlarged image Barnard 303. 303, and 91, labeled image
Barnard 271 and 273 on the night of Monday September 4, 2023 NGC 5866 (sometimes called M102) on the nights of Wednesday May 10 and Tuesday September 5, 2023 Barnard 303, 302, 91, and environs on the nights of Wednesday September 6 and Thursday September 14, 2023
     
Barnard 87 Barnard 78 and environs NGC 7027, cropped and enlarged image
Barnard 87 (Parrot's Head Nebula) on the nights of Monday September 4 and Tuesday September 5, 2023 Barnard 78 and environs on the night of Tuesday September 5, 2023 NGC 7027 (Jewel Bug Nebula) on the night of Wednesday September 6, 2023
     
M7 and environs, labeled image Barnard 240, labeled image Barnard 254 and 256, labeled image
M7 and environs on the morning of Tuesday June 27, 2023 Barnard 240 on the night of Saturday August 5, 2023 Barnard 254 and 256 on the night of Sunday September 3, 2023
     
Barnard 257 and 258, labeled image Pi Scorpii and environs, labeled image M6, labeled image
Barnard 257 and 258 on the morning of Monday June 24, 2023 Pi Scorpii and environs on the evening of Saturday June 10, 2023 M6 and environs on the morning of Tuesday June 27, 2023
     
Dschubba Barnard 263, labeled image M44 and Venus
Dschubba (7 delta Scorpii) on the nights of Monday June 12 and Thursday June 15, 2023 Barnard 263 on the morning of Saturday June 24, 2023 Venus is close to M44 on the evening of Monday June 12, 2023
     
M62 and Barnard 241 M83 M62 and Barnard 241, labeled image
M62 on the night of Saturday June 10, 2023 M83 on the nights of Wednesday May 10 and Monday June 12, 2023 M62 and Barnard 241 on the nights of Sunday May 28, and Thursday June 15, 2023
     
Barnard 58 and 48, labeled image M44 and Mars Barnard 243 and environs, labeled image
Barnard 58 and 48 on the morning of Thursday May 25, 2023 Mars passing through M44 Barnard 243 and environs on the morning of Sunday May 28, 2023
     
Barnard 67a and environs, labeled image NGC2395 and PL205 +14.1 Arp 225, cropoped and enlarged image
Barnard 67a and environs on the morning of Tuesday April 27, 2023 NGC2395 (open cluster) and PLN205 +14.1 (also known as Abell 21 or Medusa Nebula) on the nights of Sunday April 9 and Monday April 10, 2023 Arp 225 (NGC2655) on the nights of Friday April 14 and Saturday April 15, 2023
     
IC2177 and environs, labeled image Barnard 98 and 182, labeled image Barnard 55 and environs, labeled image
IC2177 and environs on the night of Thursday April 20, 2023 Barnard 98 and 182 on the morning of Tuesday April 18, 2023 Barnard 55, 56, 242, and 252 on the morning of Tuesday April 25, 2023
     
Barnard 61, 62, and 259, labeled image IC443 and IC444 and environs, labeled image M38
Barnard 61, 62, 251, and 259 on the morning of Thursday March 30, 2023 IC443 and IC444 and environs on the night of Friday March 24, 2023 M38 on the evening of Monday April 10, 2023
     
C/2020 V2 ZTF on the night of Thursday February 12, 2023 NGC1807 and 1817 NGC1555, labeled image
C/2020 V2 ZTF on the night of Thursday February 9, 2023 NGC1817 and 1807 on the evenings of Monday March 12 and Friday March 17, 2023 NGC1555 (Hind's Variable Nebula; T Tauri Nebula) on the evenings of Saturday November 26, 2022, Sunday March 12, 2023, and Friday March 17, 2023
     
C/2022 E3 ZATF February 1, 2023 NGC2169 C/2022 E3 on the night of Thursday February 9, 2023
C/2022 E3 ZTF on the morning of Wednesday February 1, 2023 NGC2169 on the nights of Thursday January 19 and Thursday February 9, 2023 C/2022 E3 ZTF on the night of Thursday February 9, 2023
     
LBN 589 and environs, lableled image T Tauri and environs, labeled image C/2022 E3 ZTF on the morning of January 24, 2023
LBN 589 and environs on the night of Thursday January 19, 2023 Region of T Tauri on the evening of Saturday January 21, 2023 C/2022 E3 ZTF on the morning of Tuesday January 24, 2023
     
C/2022 E3 ZTF on the night of Thursday January 26, 2023 Barnard 225 and environs, labeled image C/2022 E3 ZTF on the night of Thursday January 26, 2023
C/2022 E3 ZTF on the morning of Thursday January 26, 2023 Barnard 225 and environs on the morning of Wednesday December 21, 2022 C/2022 E3 ZTF on the morning of Thursday January 26, 2023
     
NGC7822 NGC457 and NGC436 118/P Shoemaker-Levy 4 on the night of January 21, 2023
NGC7822 on the evening of Thursday January 12, 2023 NGC457 and NGC 436 on the evening of Thursday January 12, 2023 118/P Shoemaker-Levy 4 on the night of Saturday January 21, 2023
     
SH2-101 Barnard 370, labeled image Barnard 366, labeled image
SH2-101 (Tulip Nebula) on the evenings of Wednesday November 16 and Friday November 25, 2022 Barnard 370 on the evening of Saturday November 26, 2022 Barnard 366 on the night of Wednesday November 16, 2022
     
M39 Barnard 369, labeled image LDN673, cropped and enlarged image
M39 (NGC7092) on the night of Saturday November 26, 2022 Barnard 369 on the evening of Friday November 25, 2022 Dark nebula LDN673 on the evening of Saturday October 29, 2022
     
Barnard 346, labeled image Barnard 345, labeled image Barnard 175
Barnard 346 on the evening of Tuesday October 25, 2022 Barnard 345 on the evening of Friday October 28, 2022 Barnard 175 on the evenings of Wednesday November 23 and Friday November 25, 2022
     
Lunar Eclipse, November 8, 2022 Barnard 329, labeled image Barnard 340, 142, and 143, labeled image
Total Lunar Eclipse Tuesday November 8, 2022, near maximum totality Barnard 329 on the evening of Monday October 21, 2022 Barnard 340, 143, and 142 on the night of Monday October 24, 2022
     
King 14, NGC133, and NGC146 M24 and environs, labeled image Barnard 326, labeled image
Open clusters King 14, NGC133, and NGC146 on the nights of Tuesday October 25 and Wednesday October 26, 2022 M24 environs (labeled image) on the evening of Wednesday October 19, 2022 Barnard 326 on the evening of Thursday October 20, 2022
     
Barnard 145 Barnard 155 and 156 NGC6991 and IC5076
Barnard 145 on the evenings of Monday September 19 and Wednesday October 19, 2022 Barnard 155 on the evenings of Saturday September 17 and Thursday October 20, 2022 NGC6991 (open cluster) and IC5076 (nebulosity) on the nights of Friday October 22 and Monday October 24, 2022
     
M20, Trifid Nebula Barnard 311 and 310, labeled image Barnard 351 and 356, labeled image
M20 (NGC6514; Trifid Nebula) on the evenings of Saturday September 17 and Tuesday September 27, 2022 Barnard 311 and 310 on the evening of Thursday October 13, 2022 Barnard 351 and 356 on the night of Monday October 17, 2022
     
NGC6996 and Barnard 352 Barnard 84a, 297, M23, and Barnard 301, labeled image Barnard 97, 100, 101, and 314, labeled image
NGC6996 and Barnard 352 on the evenings of Wednesday September 14 and Friday September 16, 2022 Barnard 84a, 297, M23, and Barnard 301 on the evening of Saturday September 15, 2022 Barnard 97, 100, 101, and 314 on the night of Saturday September 15, 2022
     
Arp 270 Barnard 315 and Barnard 99, labeled image Barnard 331 and 332
Arp270 (NGC3395_NGC3396) and environs on the evening of Tuesday May 24, 2022 Barnard 315 and Barnard 99 on the morning of Wednesday July 6, 2022 Barnard 331 and 332 on the morninig of Thursday July 7, 2022
     
NGC3166 and 3169 NGC3367 + 3377 and environs, labeled image Supernova SN2022ewj in NGC3367
NGC3166 and 3169 on the evenings of Tuesday May 24 and Saturday May 28, 2022 NGC3367 and environs on the evening of Wednesday May 18, 2022. There is a supernova in NGC3367 which is better shown in the next image. NGC3367 with Supernova SN2022ewj, cropped and enlarged image
     
Barnard 72 and environs Barnard 59 and environs, labeled image Arp 313, labeled image
Barnard 72 (Snake Nebula) and environs on the night of Thursday May 26, 2022 Barnard 59 (portion of Pipe Nebula) and environs on the night of Tuesday May 31, 2022 Arp 313 (NGC3994+3995) on the evening of Wednesday May 18, 2022
     
NGC2726, labeled image NGC4260 and environs, labeled image Barnard 342 and environs, cropped, enarged, and labeled image
NGC2726 and environs on the night of Saturday April 23, 2022 NGC4260 and environs on the night of Monday April 25, 2022 (labeled image) Barnard 342 and environs on the morning of Saturday May 7, 2022
     
Abell 1367, labeled image Barnard 228 M60 with Supernova 2022hrs in NGC4647
Leo Cluster (Abell 1367) on the nights of Sunday April 3 and Monday April 25, 2022 Barnard 228 (Lupus Dark Cloud; The Dark Wolf Nebula in Lupus) on the morning of Thursday May 5, 2022 M60 and Supernova 2022hrs in NGC4647 on the evening of Monday May 2, 2022
     
NGC4274 and environs, labeled image Barnard 53 and environs, labeled image M98, M99, and M100, labeled image
NGC4274 and environs on the evenings of Saturday March 26 and Sunday April 3, 2022, labeled image Barnard 53 and environs on the morning of Saturday April 9, 2022, labeled image Wide-field image of M98 (NGC4192), M99 (NGC4254), and M100 (NGC4321) on the morning of Saturday April 3, 2022
     
Simeis 147 NGC1931 Barnard 43, labeled image
Simeis 147 (Spagetti Nebula; SH2-240) on the night of Saturday March 26, 2022 NGC1931 on the evenings of Tuesday March 1 and Monday March 21, 2022 Barnard 43 on the morning of Tuesday April 5, 2022 (labeled image)
     
Keid M40 cropped and enlarged image NGC2419
Keid [40-Omicron 2 Eridani] on the evening of Tuesday March 14, 2022 M40 (Winneke 4) on the evenings of Monday March 21 and Wednesday March 23, 2022 NGC2419 on the evenings of Thursday March 24 and Saturday March 26, 2022
     
IC405 and environs, labeled image Barnard 41, labeled image Barnard 45, labeled image
IC405 (Flaming Star Nebula; Caldwell 31) and environs on the night of Saturday February 26, 2022 Barnard 41 on the morning of Tuesday March 8, 2022 (labeled image) Barnard 45 on the morning of Saturday March 12, 2022
     
IC1795 M36, labeled image Barnard 28 and environs, labeled image
IC1795 (Fish Head Nebula) on the evenings of Sunday December 5, 2021 and Monday February 22, 2022 M36 (NGC1960) on the night of Friday February 25, 2022 Barnard 28, 27, and 26 on the evening of Tuesday March 1, 2022
     
Barnard 221, labeled image Barnard 25, labeled image M1, cropped and enlarged image
Barnard 221 on the evening of Monday February 21, 2022 Barnard 25 on the evening of Thursday February 24, 2022 M1 (NGC1952; The Crab Nebula) on the nights of Monday April 12, 2021 and Friday February 25, 2022
     
Barnard 40, labeled image Barnard 20 Barnard 21 and environs, labeled image
Barnard 40 on the morning of Tuesday February 8, 2022 (labeled image) Barnard 20 on the evening of Friday February 18, 2022 Barnard 21 and environs on the evening of Saturday February 19, 2022
     
Barnard 6 Barnard 18 Barnard 8 and environs
Barnard 6 on the evening of Wednesday February 2, 2022 Barnard 18 on the evening of Thursday January 27, 2022 Barnard 8, 9, 11, 12, and 13 on the evening of January 24, 2022
     
Barnard 19 Barnard 207 Barnard 207
Barnard 19 and environs on the evening of Friday January 21, 2022 Barnard 207 (Vulture Head Nebula) on the evening of Thursday January 20, 2022 Barnard 207 (Vulture Head Nebula) on the evenings of Monday January 24, Thursday January 27, and Wednesday February 2, 2022
     
Barnard 15 Berkeley 4 and King 16 open clusters The Pleiades, total exposure 6.5 hours
Barnard 15 on the night of Wednesday January 5, 2022 Berkeley 4 and King 16 open clusters on the evenings of Monday January 24 and Wednesday February 2, 2022 The Pleiades (M45, the Seven Sisters) on the evening of Monday January 3, 2022
     
M34 Barmard 22 amd environs, image labeled Barnard 216 and environs, labeled image
M34 (NGC1039) on the evenings of Saturday November 6 and Saturday November 27, 2021 Barnard 22 and environs on the night of Sunday January 2, 2022 Barnard 216 and environs on the evening of Tuesday January 4, 2022
     
Barnard 7 and environs, labeled image Mirach's Ghost NGC1023, Arp 135
Barnard 7 and environs on the evening of Saturday January 1, 2022 Mirach's Ghost (NGC404) on the evenings of Monday November 29 and Thursday December 2, 2021 NGC1023 (Arp135) on the nights of Sunay December 5, 2021 and Monday January 3, 2022
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

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