Like a lot of stargazers, I often go observing to escape the hassles of life. Serpens Caput, the head of the celestial snake, is a pretty good getaway spot, with a variety of things to see and do. I like to start with the wide not-quite-a-triangle formed by Beta (β), Gamma (γ), Iota (ι), and…
This November, point your binoculars towards the Silver Coin Galaxy — NGC 253, also known as the Sculptor Galaxy, is one of the brightest galaxies to spot.
Can you spot September's Binocular Highlight from Mathew Wedel — spiral galaxy NGC 7331? Grab your binoculars and find a nice dark sky spot.
Using binoculars, find these four clusters that will fit comfortably in the same field of view — observe part of the structure of the galaxy made visible.