SH014 – Find M65, M66, and NGC 2903

In Episode SH014 of Star Hopping…

We’ll be exploring the Leo region, and using our star hopping methods to find Messier 65, Messier 66, and the galaxy NGC 2903.


I’ll be keeping you up a little later this week to around 11:30 PM, to see the constellation of Leo the Lion appearing up over the eastern horizon. Even though we’re in January, we are starting to get hints of the constellations of Spring starting to appear late in the evenings. This begins the time to see galaxies!…

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Credits for this Episode

  • Star Chart Images & Simulations Courtesy of SkySafari Astronomy
  • Leo Triplet image by ESO, INAF-VST, OmegaCAM
  • M65 / M66 image by David Hearn / Kissimmee Park Observatory
  • NGC 2903 image by David Hearn / Kissimmee Park Observatory

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