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Welcome to The Deep Sky Archive
Deepsky Archive is by far the largest deep sky sketch database in the world.

The purpose of this site is to allow observers around the world to compare their own observations to observations made with similar equipment or in similar weather conditions.

You can search observations submitted by others using search engine. Use different criterias to make searching easy and sketch plus all the appropriate data will be available in no time.

Please note that as of 2020, it's no longer possible to send your own observations to the database. If you want to send in your observations, please use Taivaanvahti observation database.

Deepsky Archive will continue to exist purely as an observation database to be used for reference when comparing sketches, planning observation sessions etc.

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Random Sketch
Object: NGC 1514
Observer: Timo Karhula
Telescope: Newton 445/2000
Magnification: 100
Date: 29/30.12.1991 21.15