Summer is Globular Season!
A treasure trove of galaxies can be explored if you point your 6″ or larger telescope towards the Virgo Galaxy Cluster. Aim your telescope at galaxy M87 in the constellation Virgo and start scanning the surrounding night sky. How many galaxies can you see?
Discovered in 1825 by the German astronomer Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve, planetary nebula NGC 6572 is one of the most intensely colored objects in the night sky. Some say this is green, some say it is blue; what do you think?