The Pinwheel Galaxy
Messier 101

The Pinwheel Galaxy

Often times referred to as The Pinwheel Galaxy, this spiral galaxy is located in the constellation of Ursa Major. It was initially discovered by Pierre Mechain in 1781. It was…

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Messier 14
M14 Globular Cluster

Messier 14

This globular cluster of stars is located in the constellation of Ophiuchus at a distance of approximately 30,000 light years. In 1938 a super nova was photographed in this cluster…

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Messier 23
M23 Open Cluster

Messier 23

Messier 23 is an open cluster of stars located in the constellation of Sagittarius. The background of the image shows the dense and extensive area of dust located near the…

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Messier 78
M78 in Orion

Messier 78

Messier 78 is located in the constellation of Orion, very near the area known as the "belt." The entire region is flooded with nebulosity, mostly emission nebula that is displayed…

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