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Messier 62

Messier 62 is known for being one of the most irregularly shaped globular clusters in our galaxy. This might be because it is one of the closest globular clusters to the center of our galaxy…

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Inspiration4

Inspiration4 Launch Photos And Videos

We had an opportunity to attend the Inspiration4 launch. Here are our photos and video of the flawless launch. Launched on Wednesday September 15th at a bit after 8pm Eastern Time. Make sure to follow…


Inspiration4

Inspiration4: A Ray Of Positivity

In the age of COVID-19, and a lot of negative news, Inspiration4 provides a huge positivity boost! It is SpaceX’s first-ever all-civilian spaceflight, and is funded by billionaire tech entrepreneur Jared Isaacman. Each of the crew…



Slooh Telescope

Slooh: A Telescope Service For All

Founded in 1993 by slooh is a website that one can explore the universe from the comfort of your chair. Slooh is an online astronomy platform with live-views and telescope rental for a fee. This…


Messier 61

Messier 61

DescriptionVisible From Pacific NorthwestDecember to MayBest Time To ObserveMarch, April, and MayMinimum Size Of Viewing DeviceSmall/Medium Sized TelescopeObject TypeBarred Spiral GalaxyDesignationsMessier 61, M61, NGC 4303, PGC 040001, UGC 07420, MCG +01-32-022, USGC U490 NED310, MRC…




Messier 60

Messier 60

Messier 60 is a giant elliptical galaxy located in the constellation Virgo. The galaxy has an apparent magnitude of 9.8 and lies at an approximate distance of 55 million light years from Earth. It has…