Get Starstruck: How to Find and Observe Messier Objects

Messier Objects

As a backyard astronomer, I’m on the lookout for interesting night sky objects to observe. One set I highly recommend is the deep-sky objects cataloged by French astronomer Charles Messier — called Messier Objects. Here, I list some favorites along with how to find them and what to expect. Messier objects were first cataloged by … Read more