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Extragalactic Celestial Objects

Besides stellar formation regions and other celestial bodies of great scientific interest, objects outside the Milky Way have also been photographed, mainly: galaxies, quasars, galaxy clusters and interacting galaxies.

 


Andromeda Galaxy

 


Galaxy NGC 1365,

in FORNAX


Galaxy in SCULPTOR

 


Galaxy singing in Berenice

The "Hat"  Galaxy,  in Virgo

The spiral galaxy in "The Triangle"

Galaxy NGC 5128 in Centaurus

The galaxy swirling in Canes Venatici
 

 
A quasi-stellar object or quasar is considered the most distant object that has been captured by the Tonantzintla Schmidt Camera, its distance to the Milky Way is 5 x 10 to 9 light years, classified as: 256 TON

 


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