Messier Monday: A Galactic Highlight to Ring in the New Year, M96

“Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It’s perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we’ve learned something from yesterday.” –John Wayne There’s a lot to look forward to on the precipice of the new year, and many of us will … Read moreMessier Monday: A Galactic Highlight to Ring in the New Year, M96

Messier Monday: A double-ringed mystery galaxy, M94

“We dance round in a ring and suppose, but the secret sits in the middle and knows.” –Robert Frost It’s time again for another Messier Monday! To kick off each week, we’ve been taking a look at one of the 110 deep-sky objects that make up the Messier catalogue. Compiled in the 18th Century to … Read moreMessier Monday: A double-ringed mystery galaxy, M94