Deep Sky Image Sites

Here is the SEDS Messier Pages' list of more interesting internet resources offering collections of beautiful astronomical images. Find pictures of Messier and other Deep Sky objects there. More sites with images of Messier objects can also be found in our Messier Related Internet Sites List. Also have a look at our Messier Object Photo List in image icons or in text mode (including world wide links).

Many of these sites have generously contributed photographs and/or other materials to our database (these are marked with a "*" and linked to an image index whenever I have already found the time to provide one; please notify me if I left out someone).

Perhaps you are interested in getting deepsky images in non-electronic form. In this case, the List of Great Observatories making Astronomical Photographs publicly available may be a starting point.

Please note: This can only be a sample of the many webpages of good astrophotographers. We intend to include all contributors to our site, but also a number of other sites with good work. Please email me if you'd either like to contribute astrophotos, or have a good link you'd like to find here, and of course any updates or errors!

For images from the Hubble Space Telescope, look near the bottom of our HST and Messier page. *

Amateur images mostly listed in hopefully alphabetic order

Deepsky Image Index pages
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Christine Kronberg (

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Last Modification: 24 Feb 1999, 18:30 MET