Messier Monday: The Farthest Messier Spiral, M109

“It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.” –Joseph Campbell It took Charles Messier and his assistant, Pierre M├ęchain, a lifetime to scan and survey the sky for all the permanent deep-sky objects visible in their telescopes that could possibly be … Read moreMessier Monday: The Farthest Messier Spiral, M109