In Episode SH042 of Star Hopping…
We’ll look at the Auriga region, and show you how to find M36, M38 and the amazing Flaming Star Nebula, which contains a runaway star. Find out this nebula’s mystery by watching the episode!
Well this week we’re covering a couple bright open clusters that we haven’t hit before on Star Hopping. And we’ll also cover a gorgeous open cluster with nebulosity at the end of today’s show, so make sure you hang out with me for that.
So I have something new to announce: I’ve added yet another social medium to our list – you can now reach out to me on Twitter @StarHoppingMan, so if you have any questions or comments about the show, or just want to ask a question about something astronomical, feel free to tweet me!
So it’s time to get started with our first target this week; a pretty Open Cluster. We’ll check it out, right after this message….
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Credits for this Episode
- Star Chart Images & Simulations Courtesy of SkySafari Astronomy http://SkySafariAstronomy.com.
- M 36 image by Siggi Kohlert
- M 38 image by Siggi Kohlert
- IC 405 image by Adam Block / Mount Lemmon Sky Center