Imagine three astronomy apps telling you it will be clear only to drive 100 miles and see high altitude clouds covering your sky… how would you react? What would be your instinct? Well, on this night, my instincts served me … Continue reading Messier Hunting and a Coma Cluster – Joshua Tree National Park, April 4, 2022
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If you’re into astronomy, you have seen a combination of these letters with numbers. Many have possibly heard names as M42 or NGC 861, and of course don’t know what they are or what they mean. In short, it’s simply … Continue reading What is “M” This and “NGC” That? And Why do Comets Have Weird Names?!