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Messier 98

Messier 98

Messier 98 is an intermediate spiral galaxy located in the Virgo Cluster, in the constellation Coma Berenices. The galaxy is inclined at a 74-degree angle to our line of sight and appears almost edge-on. It is one…



Messier 97 Owl Nebula

Messier 97 Owl Nebula

Messier 97, also known as the Owl Nebula, is a famous planetary nebula located in Ursa Major constellation. It was named the Owl Nebula because of its appearance in larger telescopes, which reveal two dark patches…


Oregon Dark Sky Sites

Oregon Dark Sky Site Update

Every 6 months the Oregon chapter of the IDA puts out its report for how the SQM, Sky Quality Meters, have been doing regarding analyzing sites for select Oregon dark sky sites. Having these SQM…


Connecticut 2024 Solar Eclipse

Connecticut 2024 Solar Eclipse

For those looking for Connecticut 2024 Solar Eclipse Resources, here is a great start and guide. This article will provide state park information to provide assistance and a centralized place for this information to know…


Messier 96

Messier 96

Messier 96 is an intermediate spiral galaxy located in the constellation Leo. Messier 96 is a double-barred spiral galaxy with a small inner bulge through the central region along with an outer bulge. The galaxy…



Indian Space Research Organisation

Indian Space Research Organisation

With its website displaying a vision to “harness space technology for national development while pursuing space science research & planetary exploration”, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has been very busy. Initially in 1962 established as the Indian…