NGC 7822, a cosmic question mark in Cepheus, is a star-forming wonder. Its stunning structure, hosting one of the galaxy's hottest stars, enthralls astronomers and astrophotography enthusiasts alike. This nebula, filled with gas clouds and young stars, offers spectacular visuals and scientific richness, making it a captivating destination for space enthusiasts.
November 2023 brings celestial spectacles: meteor showers, planetary oppositions, and captivating conjunctions. Don't miss these cosmic events!
Explore why star clusters are pivotal in testing stellar evolution. Learn how their age, diverse populations, proximity and homogeneity make for an ideal laboratory.
This month, the night sky beckons with a captivating celestial lineup. Look forward to the intriguing dance of planets in conjunctions, the mesmerizing streaks of meteors during showers, and Venus radiating at its brightest. Don't miss the chance to witness Comet Hartley 2's close encounter or the majesty of the 47 Tuc globular cluster. The September sky promises a celestial spectacle for all to enjoy!
Get ready for a celestial spectacle in August! This month promises a series of exciting events in the night sky, including many conjunctions, meteor showers, and oppositions of asteroids and Saturn. Whether you're a seasoned stargazer or a curious observer, there's plenty to look forward to in the awe-inspiring cosmic events unfolding above us.
This composite image of the nebula near the star cluster NGC 2074 was taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope on August 10, 2008, in commemoration of completing its 100,000th orbit in its 18th year since the beginning of the mission.