Messier Monday: A Galactic Sliver in the Big Dipper, M108

“Most writers spend their lives standing a little apart from the crowd, watching and listening and hoping to catch that tiny hint of despair, that sliver of malice, that makes them think, ‘Aha, here is the story.’” –Ayelet Waldman Welcome back again to¬†another¬†Messier Monday, where we’re all set to take an in-depth look at one … Read moreMessier Monday: A Galactic Sliver in the Big Dipper, M108

Messier Monday: A Young Open Cluster in the Summer Triangle, M29

“In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.” –Albert Camus Welcome back to another Messier Monday, only here on Starts With A Bang! The first accurate, large catalogue of fixed, deep-sky objects, Messier’s 110-object-strong catalogue features galaxies, clusters, nebulae and more, all visible with even primitive astronomical … Read moreMessier Monday: A Young Open Cluster in the Summer Triangle, M29