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Telescopic Images in the Constellation and Deep Space Objects guides are courtesy of  STSCi and NASA. These organistions are not affiliated with Learn Astronomy HQ and do not endorse any of the content found in this website.

Based on photographic data obtained using The UK Schmidt Telescope. The UK Schmidt Telescope was operated by the Royal Observatory Edinburgh, with funding from the UK Science and Engineering Research Council, until 1988 June, and thereafter by the Anglo-Australian Observatory. Original plate material is copyright © the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and the Anglo-Australian Observatory. The plates were processed into the present compressed digital form with their permission. The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under US Government grant NAG W-2166.     

Stellarium Images

'How To Find' Map Images and the Constellation images are courtesy of Stellaruim software. The website for this open source software can be found at:

Iris Nebula image is credited to: Hewholooks is the user page of Hunter Wilson whose images may be seen at or on Wikimedia at

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