Deep-Sky Objects: Messier 90
Deep-Sky Objects

Deep-Sky Objects: Messier 90

June 24, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

M90 (NGC 4569) is an intermediate spiral galaxy that contains around a trillion stars, and hosts roughly 1,000 globular star clusters, making it is one of the biggest members of the 2,000 strong group of […]

Deep-Sky Objects: Messier 80
Deep-Sky Objects

Deep-Sky Objects: Messier 80

June 17, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

M80 is a massive globular cluster located about 32,600 light years away in the constellation Scorpius, and as globular clusters go, it has been described as being the northern hemispheres’ equivalent of Omega Centauri (NGC […]

Messier 4
Deep-Sky Objects

Deep-Sky Objects: Messier 4

June 16, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Messier 4 (NGC 6121) is a massive globular cluster in Scorpius that is found in the night sky close to M80, another globular cluster in the same constellation. M4 was discovered by Philippe Loys de […]

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