Terzan 5
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Deep-Sky Objects in Sagittarius

October 27, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Sagittarius is the 15th biggest of the 88 recognized constellations and the 5th biggest of the zodiac constellations, taking up an area of 867 square degrees of the southern sky. The brightest star in the […]

Messier 4
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Deep-Sky Objects in Scorpius

October 26, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Scorpius is the 33rd biggest of the 88 recognized constellations, and the 9th largest of the zodiacal constellations, taking up an area of 497 square degrees between of the southern sky. The brightest star in […]

NGC 5897
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Deep-Sky Objects in Libra

October 24, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Libra is the 29th biggest of the 88 recognized constellations, and the 7th largest of the zodiacal constellations, taking up an area of 538 square degrees of the southern sky. It is also the only […]

Virgo Cluster of Galaxies
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Deep-Sky Objects in Virgo

October 23, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Virgo is the 2nd largest of the 88 recognized constellations, and the biggest of the zodiacal constellations, taking up an area of 1,294.43 square degrees of the southern celestial sky. The brightest star in Virgo […]

Leo Triplet Group
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Deep-Sky Objects in Leo

October 19, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Leo is the 12th biggest of the 88 recognized constellations, and the 3rd biggest zodiacal constellations, taking up an area of 947 square degrees of the northern celestial hemisphere. The brightest star in Leo is […]

Beehive Cluster
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Deep-Sky Objects in Cancer

October 18, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Cancer is the 31st biggest constellation, and in terms of zodiacal constellations is the faintest, as well as 9th smallest, taking up an area of 506 square degrees of the northern sky. The brightest star […]

Deep-Sky Objects in Gemini
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Deep-Sky Objects in Gemini

October 16, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Gemini is the 30th biggest of the 88 recognized constellations and the 8th biggest of the zodiacal constellations, taking up an area of 514 square degrees of the northern celestial hemisphere. The brightest star in […]

The Crab Nebula
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Deep-Sky Objects in Taurus

October 16, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Taurus is the 10th biggest of the 88 recognized constellations, and the 6th biggest of the zodiac constellations, taking up an area of 797.25 square degrees of the northern celestial hemisphere. The brightest star in […]

NGC 772
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Deep-Sky Objects in Aries

October 14, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Aries is the 39th biggest of the 88 recognized constellations, and the second smallest of the zodiacal constellations, taking up an area of just 441 square degrees of the sky. The brightest star in the […]

CGCG 436-030
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Deep-Sky Objects in Pisces

October 11, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Pisces is the 14th biggest constellations in the night sky, and the 4th biggest of the zodiac constellations, taking up an area of 889.417 square degrees of the northern sky, between latitudes +90° and -65°. […]

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