SH055 – A Trio of Comets

In Episode SH055 of Star Hopping… we’ll be checking out the trio of Comets that are visiting our Solar System. Comets Johnson and Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak are evening targets, in and around the constellation of Hercules. And in the pre-dawn hours, we have yet another Comet Lovejoy, Australian amateur Terry Lovejoy’s 6th discovery.

SH047 – Find M95, M96, and M105

In Episode SH047 of Star Hopping… We’ll examine the Leo region, and show you how to find three famous galaxies found in the central part of that regal constellation: Messier 105 with its two close NGC galactic neighbors, and the pair of galaxies less than a degree apart: M95, and M96.