Lagoon Nebula-2

Last night was one of them nights that it all came together. The CG5 was tracking great. The slews were dead on. The software (AstroPlaner) had no problems. I took a look at the Lagoon Nebula with my OIII and was just amazed by it again! Here is a drawing I did.

Andromeda Naked Eye

Andromeda Naked Eye The The Andromeda Galaxy is one of my favorite objects in the night sky it is also the most distant object you can see with your naked eyes, two million light years away. M 31 the Andromeda Galaxy is very east to find once you know the landmarks. To use Cassiopeia Look […]

Objects in Sagittarius

Sagittarius will soon be making his appearance. So I have put together my target list for the year. I just hope the weather will be kind. M 8 Bright Nebula – Lagoon Nebula is one of the finest and brightest star-forming regions in the sky M 17 Bright Nebula – Omega, Swan, Horseshoe, or Lobster […]

M22

Messier 22 (M22, NGC 6656) is one of the brightest and remarkable clusters in the sky and next to M13 this my favorite Globular Clusters. M22 is also a great binoculars object! At 10,400 light years, M22 is one of the nearer globular clusters. At this distance, its 32′ angular diameter, slightly larger than that […]

M57 The Ring Nebula

M57 The Ring Nebula is one of my favorite deep sky object. It BRIGHT for a planetary nebulae and its very easy to find! I can see it in my little Celestron StarSeeker 80mm. I was out in the HUT till the wee hours this morning and M57 cleared the trees so I had the […]