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Messier Objects

Messier 79 – the NGC 1904 Globular Cluster

Located 42,000 light-years from Earth is the globular cluster known as Messier 79, which may have originated outside of our…

10 months ago

Messier 78 – the NGC 2068 Reflection Nebula

Located in the Orion Constellation, roughly 13,500 light years from Earth, is the bright reflection nebula known as Messier 78.

10 months ago

Messier 73 – the NGC 6994 Star Cluster

Located in the Aquarius constellation, some 2,500 light-years from Earth, is the four star cluster known as Messier 73

1 year ago

Messier 72 – the NGC 6981 Globular Cluster

Welcome back to Messier Monday! Today, we continue in our tribute to our dear friend, Tammy Plotner, by looking at…

1 year ago

See The Finest Sights Before You Die With “Wonders of the Night Sky”

Want to make sure you don't kick the bucket before seeing the best the night sky has to offer? Then…

2 years ago

Messier 66 – the NGC 3627 Intermediate Spiral Galaxy

Located in the direction of the Leo constellation, about 36 million light-years from Earth, is the intermediate spiral galaxy known…

2 years ago

Messier 64 – The Black Eye Galaxy

Located in the Coma Berenices constellation, roughly 24 million light years from Earth, is the spiral galaxy known as Messier…

2 years ago

Messier 63 – the Sunflower Galaxy

Located in the Canes Venatici constellation, roughly 37 million light-years from Earth, is the spiral galaxy know as Messier 63…

2 years ago