Galaxies

Galaxies from the Tuomi Observatory

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Pictures taken with a Canon Rebel XT 350D digital camera, enhanced with Paint Shop Pro.
Taken with a F/5 300mm Newtonian unless otherwise noted
About 5 2-minute exposures at ISO 1600 unless otherwise noted

Messier galaxies
M31 M31 Andromeda galaxy
F/5 80mm Refractor
8x2 minutes at ISO 800
September 9, 2008

M33 M33 galaxy in Triangulum
F/6 200mm Newtonian
November 24, 2008
M101 M101 Pinwheel galaxy in Ursa Major
May 16, 2009

M51 M51 Whirlpool galaxy in Canes Vanatici
April 25, 2009

M106 M106 galaxy in Canes Venatici
F/6 200mm Newtonian
March 1, 2008

M63 M63 Sunflower galaxy in Canes Venatici
May 16, 2010

M82 M82 Exploding galaxy in Ursa Major
April 25, 2009

M81 M81 galaxy in Ursa Major
April 25, 2009

M64 M64 Black Eye galaxy in Coma Berenices
May 17, 2010


M104 M104 Sombrero galaxy in Virgo
January 19, 2010

M74 M74 galaxy in Pisces
February 10, 2010
M83 M83 galaxy in Hydra
January 19, 2010
M109 M109 galaxy in Ursa Major
April 24, 2009
M99 M99 galaxy in Coma Berenices
March 28, 2009
M100 M100 galaxy in Coma Berenices
March 28, 2009
Leo Triplet Leo Triplet
M65, M66, NGC 3628
2 pictures combined
January 19, May 8, 2010


Finest NGC galaxies
Markarian Markarian's Chain of galaxies in Virgo/Coma Berenices
M87, M86, M84, etc.
F/5 80mm Refractor
3x5 min ISO 1600
April 4, 2008

NGC 253 NGC 253 galaxy in Sculptor
November 26, 2009
NGC 2403 NGC 2403 galaxy in Camelopardalis
January 17, 2010

NGC 2903 NGC 2903 galaxy in Leo
January 17, 2010

NGC 891 NGC 891 galaxy in Andromeda
November 4, 2010
Galaxy NGC6946 NGC 6946 galaxy in Cepheus
November 1, 2010

NGC 3521 NGC 3521 galaxy in Leo
March 31, 2011

NGC 3344 NGC 3344 galaxy in Leo Minor
April 2, 2011

NGC 3184 NGC 3184 galaxy in Ursa Major
April 3, 2011

NGC 4038 NGC 4038/9 "Antennae" galaxies in Corvus
April 7, 2011

NGC 4535 NGC 4535 galaxy in Virgo
May 1, 2011

NGC 4565 NGC 4565 "Needle" galaxy in Coma Berenices
May 5, 2011


Photos by Tenho Tuomi, Saskatchewan, Canada
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