Messier Monday: The Closest Messier Original, M39

“Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new at all.” –Abraham Lincoln It might be Veterans Day / Armistice Day all around the world, but it’s still Messier Monday here on Starts With A Bang! We may have been fighting wars for all of human history, but nearly all of … Read moreMessier Monday: The Closest Messier Original, M39

Messier Monday: The Last 'Original' Object, M103

“Now, this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” –Winston Churchill To kick off every week for nearly a year now, we’ve begun it with Messier Monday, where we take an in-depth look at the 110 deep-sky objects that make up … Read moreMessier Monday: The Last 'Original' Object, M103