Deep Sky Objects

Messier 23 – The NGC 6494 Open Star Cluster

Located in the Sagittarius constellation, some 2,150 light years away from Earth, is the bright and large open star cluster…

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Messier 22 – The Sagittarius Nebula

In the direction Sagittarius constellation, some 14,000 light years from Earth, lies the bright Sagittarius globular star cluster (aka. Messier…

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Messier 21 (M21) – The NGC 6531 Open Star Cluster

In the Sagittarius Constellation, near the ecliptic of the Milky Way Galaxy, lies the faint and compact open star cluster…

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Messier 18 (M18) – The NGC 6613 Star Cluster

Welcome back to Messier Monday! In our ongoing tribute to the great Tammy Plotner, we take a look at the…

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Messier 16 (M16) – The Eagle Nebula

Welcome back to Messier Monday! In our ongoing tribute to the great Tammy Plotner, we take a look at the…

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The Constellation Aries

On the ecliptic plane, bordered by constellations of Perseus, Pisces, and Taurus, is the ancient constellation known as Aries

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The Andromeda Constellation

In the 2nd century CE, Greek-Egyptian astronomer Claudius Ptolemaeus (aka. Ptolemy) compiled a list of the then-known 48 constellations. His…

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