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

Get Ready to Watch Meteor Showers

How To See Meteor Showers

Wondering where and how to observe a meteor shower so you don’t miss out, then this post has you covered with tips for watching meteor showers, including the equipment and tips on getting the best views… What are Meteor Showers? If you’ve ever looked up at the night sky and seen a streak of light … Read more