Astronomy, Guide to Space, Messier Objects
11 Dec , 2017 by Tammy Plotner
Located in the Canes Venatici constellation, roughly 37 million light-years from Earth, is the spiral galaxy know as Messier 63 (aka. the Sunflower Galaxy).
Astronomy, Guide to Space
2 Dec , 2016 by Tammy Plotner
In the northern sky, bordered by Ursa Major and Boötes, lies the small constellation of Canes Venatici, one of the 88 constellations recognized by the IAU.
Astronomy, Observatories, Skywatching, Stars, Stellar Evolution
17 May , 2013 by David Dickinson
The Universe can be a very gray place. But this week, we’ll look at a fine example of a class of objects that defies this trend. Many first time stargazers are surprised when the Trifid or the Orion Nebula fails to exhibit the bright splashy colors seen in Hubble photos. The fault lies not with […]
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