In Episode SH052 of Star Hopping… we’ll check out the Hydra region, and locate three very different types of deep sky objects. The first we’ll check out is NGC 3521, a large angled spiral galaxy, then we’ll find NGC 3115, better known as the Spindle Galaxy, an edge-on lenticular galaxy in Sextans, and finally the Read More …
In Episode SH051 of Star Hopping… we’ll once again visit the Realm of the Galaxies. We’ll check out three new galaxies we haven’t seen before: Messier 85, a lenticular galaxy, Messier 88, a massive spiral galaxy, and the lost Messier galaxy, M91.
In Episode SH050 of Star Hopping… we’re taking some time out and doing some celebrating of our 50th episode of Star Hopping! We’re going to look back at the last 16 months, do some shoutouts to our loyal subscribers, and then take a look into the future and outline some positive changes coming to Star Read More …
In Episode SH049 of Star Hopping… we’ll examine the Canes Venatici region, where we’ll show you how to locate three impressive galaxies: Messier 94, NGC 5033, and the huge Whale Galaxy, NGC 4631.
In Episode SH048 of Star Hopping… In this Star Hopping “Extra”, we’re going to continue on our Basic Astrophotography series, and show you how to capture motion in the night sky, through the interesting and fun process of Time Lapse Astrophotography.
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.
In Episode SH046 of Star Hopping… We’ll examine the Ursa Major region, and show you how to find three more exceptional deep sky targets: The huge spiral galaxy NGC 2403, The Surfboard Galaxy; Messier 108, and the famous Owl Nebula; Messier 97.
In Episode SH045 of Star Hopping… We’ll examine the Canis Minor region, and show you how to find three great deep sky targets: the Seagull Nebula (IC 2177), the Medusa Nebula (Abell 21), and the lost Messier Open Star Cluster, M48.
In Episode SH044 of Star Hopping… We’ll examine the Orion region, and show you how to find three great nebulae: the Running Man Nebula in Orion (NGC 1977), the Witch Head Nebula (IC 2118), and Hubble’s Variable Nebula (NGC 2261).
In Episode SH043 of Star Hopping… We’ll look at the Gemini region, and show you how to find three great nebulae: the Monkeyhead Nebula in Orion (NGC 2174), the Jellyfish Nebula (IC 443), and the Eskimo Planetary Nebula (NGC 2392).