With the night sky always changing, there are opportunities to view different deep-space objects. Galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters are great to look at, and provide a more interesting view than just looking at normal stars. It can be amazing to gaze at some of these objects within our galaxy, or even further out in […]Read more "More Must-See Messier Objects"
There are many fascinating and awesome sights to behold when viewing the heavens. In autumn, there are two prime targets to spot some of these objects. The constellation of Orion has 4 nebulae we’ll take a look at, all approximately 1,600 light years away, and all part of the Orion molecular cloud complex, a large […]Read more "The Nebulae of the Hunter and One “Sirius-ly” Bright Star"
In the days before calendars, ancient peoples used patterns of stars in the night sky to mark the passage of seasons and to prepare for upcoming ones. In the modern age, avid skywatchers anticipate season changes because different stars and stellar objects become visible, providing a new selection of things to see. As constellations make […]Read more "Autumn Constellations, Part 2"