Time to Visit the Bright Galaxies of Leo IThe Hyades open cluster may stand in the shadow of its neighbor the Pleiades, but there's a wide variety of wonders here from naked-eye double stars to challenging galaxies. We'll help you track them down. 06:10 We explore M5 and M13, two of the season's finest.Two new supernovae for amateur telescopes are keeping things lively this month.Quasars are among the brightest and most distant objects in the universe. Rad trumpter Takuya Kuroda, the righteous Free Radicals, and vintage sounds from Mainstream.
But there is really nothing like observing deep sky objects. The staff here at Sky & Telescope simply can’t get enough of observing these amazing phenomena.
We continue to marvel at the grey hue of the Spring skies offer some of the best sights of spiral galaxies. Sky & Telescope, Night Sky, and skyandtelescope.org are registered trademarks of AAS Sky Publishing LLC.Deep-Sky Observing Without Equipment, Part II — The Winter SkyGlobular cluster season is here. Quasars are among the brightest and most distant objects in the universe.
Check out We leave the Milky Way behind and venture out to explore giant star-bursting regions in the galaxies M101 and NGC 2366.
By: Bob King April 3, 2019
Whether you're just cutting your deep-sky teeth or attempting to see its central star — one of visual astronomy's Holy Grails — the Ring has it all.Cepheus, the King, has hidden his treasure well but not so much that curious amateurs can't find more than enough to stuff their pockets.Globular clusters are packed with variable stars, some of which are easy to see and follow in amateur telescopes. Leave the telescope at home and join me for a naked-eye tour of the late winter sky.
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Hop aboard!How Low Can You Go? And just wait until you start long exposure imaging them!Markarian's Chain, a remarkable arc of bright galaxies, is your ticket to the Virgo Cluster.
They’re usually extended objects taking up a wider field of view than the pinpricks of starlight, and they take many different forms ranging from balls of stars to tenuous glowing plasma. 06:01 I absolutely love the clear pop of the snare cutting through the deep.
We'll help you track them down.It's Spring!
Treasure Hunting in the Hall of the Deep-Sky KingReally want to see what your eyes can do? The Chant 7. See Bright Nebulae Millions of Light-Years AwaySky & Telescope is part of AAS Sky Publishing, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Astronomical Society. Only 30 million light years away, the Leo I Group and nearby Leo Triplet entice the eye with an assortment of bright spiral and elliptical galaxies.
The Ten Best House Records of 2017 So Far Point your scope at some of these magnificent cosmic whirlpools.We return to Pegasus, but this time with a telescope to find a grab-bag of overlooked deep-sky treasures.Deep-sky Dive Into the Great Square of Pegasus
In Lux (Digital only) 2. Deep Sky Objects are any objects which are made of multiple stars and are beyond our solar system. Springtime is galaxy time. Limit your time outdoors and make the most of your telescope time with these easy-to-find deep-sky gems.As winter melts into spring, we sample both familiar and overlooked deep-sky treasures in the "empty space" between Gemini and Leo, home of the Crab.Twilight's end brings the return of the summer Milky Way to the eastern sky.