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.

SH052 – Find NGC 3521, The Spindle Galaxy, and The Ghost of Jupiter Nebula

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 …