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deep-sky object

Any object that is not a member of the Solar System. In general, the term is applied to nebulae, star clusters, galaxies, and clusters of galaxies, but not usually to stars.
Collins Dictionary of Astronomy © Market House Books Ltd, 2006
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(OTCBB: TXHD), a cloud-based communication technology holding company, announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to integrate SMS into Deep Sky VoIP Platform, the company said.
The flip side of these great distances is that most of the deep sky seems frozen in time.
I have tried some simple wide field astrophotography in the past, and still do dabble from time to time, but I find the simplicity of visual deep sky observing very alluring.
While they aren't on Messier's list, other notable deep sky objects are also visible in Australia's night sky.
Many resources for beginners and those at intermediate level are available from the Section, including the Southern Star Wheel planisphere, ConCards (constellation & deep sky finder charts), the Discover!
The mares' allowance was a vital advantage for Vodka and she posted an RPR of 121 for her three-quarter-length win over Deep Sky (123), with Faridat (121) a length away in third.
Deep sky objects; the best and brightest from four decades of comet chasing.
Amateur astronomers who want a guide to deep sky observations will find Neil Bone's Deep Sky Observer's Guide reflects the fact that no longer are such observations limited to large-size equipment in university settings.
Supplement this with Scagell's larger NIGHT SKY ATLAS: THE MOON, PLANETS, STARS AND DEEP SKY OBJECTS (1554070260, $29.95): maps by Wil Tirion compliment a book packed with color night sky photos and tips on observing the sky in both northern and southern hemispheres, complete with seasonal charts and detailed constellation maps.
At the annual Starry Night dinner-auction Saturday, March 19, partygoers will glimpse the first-quarter moon, rings of Saturn and more with the high-powered telescopes of the local chapter of Deep Sky Observers.
A charged coupled device (CCD), commonly found in digital and video cameras, can be useful in deep sky observing and astrophotography.
Willmann-Bell releases the 5th volume of Annals of the Deep Sky: A Survey of Galactic and Extragalactic Objects by Jeff Kanipe and Dennis Webb ($24.95).