Messier AP challenge - 80 images COMPLETE

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I have completed the Messier AP challenge for 80 images. Some of these objects I had to push my telescope to the visual limit to photograph. As a result, some are dimmer than others.

I will post all my images, but it will take multiple posts, so bear with me.
M1 Crab Nebula
M1 Crab Nebula
M2 Globular Cluster
M2 Globular Cluster
M3 Globular Cluster
M3 Globular Cluster
M4 Globular Cluster
M4 Globular Cluster
M5 Globular Cluster
M5 Globular Cluster
M6 Butterfly Cluster
M6 Butterfly Cluster
M7 Ptolemy Cluster
M7 Ptolemy Cluster
M8 Lagoon Nebula
M8 Lagoon Nebula
M9 Globular Cluster
M9 Globular Cluster
M10 Globular Cluster
M10 Globular Cluster
More coming.
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M11 Wild Duck Cluster
M11 Wild Duck Cluster
M12 Globular Cluster
M12 Globular Cluster
M13 Great Globular Cluster in Hercules
M13 Great Globular Cluster in Hercules
M14 Globular Cluster
M14 Globular Cluster
M15 Globular Cluster
M15 Globular Cluster
M16 Eagle Nebula
M16 Eagle Nebula
M17 Swan Nebula
M17 Swan Nebula
M18 Open Cluster
M18 Open Cluster
M19 Globular Cluster
M19 Globular Cluster
M20 Trifid Nebula
M20 Trifid Nebula
More coming.
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M21 Open Cluster
M21 Open Cluster
M22 Globular Cluster
M22 Globular Cluster
M23 Open Cluster
M23 Open Cluster
M24 Milky Way Star Cloud
M24 Milky Way Star Cloud
M25 Open Cluster
M25 Open Cluster
M26 Open Cluster
M26 Open Cluster
M27 Dumbbell Nebula
M27 Dumbbell Nebula
M28 Globular Cluster
M28 Globular Cluster
M29 Open Cluster
M29 Open Cluster
M30 Globular Cluster
M30 Globular Cluster
More coming.
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M31 Andromeda Galaxy
M31 Andromeda Galaxy
M32 Galaxy
M32 Galaxy
M33 Triangulum Galaxy
M33 Triangulum Galaxy
M34 Open Cluster
M34 Open Cluster
M35 Open Cluster
M35 Open Cluster
M36 Open Cluster
M36 Open Cluster
M37 Open Cluster
M37 Open Cluster
M38 Starfish Cluster
M38 Starfish Cluster
M39 Open Cluster
M39 Open Cluster
M40 Winnecke 4 Double Star
M40 Winnecke 4 Double Star
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M41 Open Cluster
M41 Open Cluster
M42 Orion Nebula
M42 Orion Nebula
M43 De Mairons Nebula
M43 De Mairons Nebula
M44 Beehive Cluster
M44 Beehive Cluster
M43 Pleiadies
M43 Pleiadies
M46 Open Cluster
M46 Open Cluster
M47 Open Cluster
M47 Open Cluster
M48 Open Cluster
M48 Open Cluster
M49 Galaxy
M49 Galaxy
M50 Open Cluster
M50 Open Cluster
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy
M51 Whirlpool Galaxy
M52 Open Cluster
M52 Open Cluster
M53 Globular Cluster
M53 Globular Cluster
M56 Globular Cluster
M56 Globular Cluster
M57 Ring Nebula
M57 Ring Nebula
M58 Galaxy
M58 Galaxy
M59 Galaxy
M59 Galaxy
M60 Galaxy
M60 Galaxy
M61 Galaxy
M61 Galaxy
M62 Globular Cluster
M62 Globular Cluster
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M64 Black Eye Galaxy
M64 Black Eye Galaxy
M65 Leo Triplet Galaxy
M65 Leo Triplet Galaxy
M66 Leo Triplet Galaxy
M66 Leo Triplet Galaxy
M67 Open Cluster
M67 Open Cluster
M69 Globular Cluster
M69 Globular Cluster
M70 Globular Cluster
M70 Globular Cluster
M71 Globular Cluster
M71 Globular Cluster
M78 Flame Nebula
M78 Flame Nebula
M79 Globular Cluster
M79 Globular Cluster
M80 Globular Cluster
M80 Globular Cluster
More coming.
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M81 Bodes Galaxy
M81 Bodes Galaxy
M82 Cigar Galaxy
M82 Cigar Galaxy
M84 Galaxy
M84 Galaxy
M85 Galaxy
M85 Galaxy
M86 Galaxy
M86 Galaxy
M87 Galaxy
M87 Galaxy
M88 Galaxy
M88 Galaxy
M89 Galaxy
M89 Galaxy
M90 Galaxy
M90 Galaxy
M91 Galaxy
M91 Galaxy
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M92 Globular Cluster
M92 Globular Cluster
M93 Open Cluster
M93 Open Cluster
M94 Cats Eye Galaxy
M94 Cats Eye Galaxy
M110 Galaxy
M110 Galaxy
And thats it!

Let me know what you think of the photos.

Jared
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congratulations, nice job. thx .
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Hi Jared. A very nice gallery of your 80 Messier objects. Thanks for sharing these images and report with us Jared and congratulations on completing the Messier AP 80 challenge.
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