Clusters, Nebulae, Galaxies
Deep-sky objects (DSO) are celestial objects that lie outside the Solar System. They comprise galaxies, planetary nebulae, and star clusters. Deep-sky objects appear as fuzzy spots to the naked eye and start to take shape when looked at through binoculars or a telescope. Here, you’ll learn when and how to observe the most famous DSOs.
Top 10 Deep-Sky Objects of December 2023
Discover the Andromeda Galaxy, Orion Nebula, Double Cluster in Perseus, and other bright deep-sky objects you can see in December.
The Beehive Cluster (Messier 44): 1000 Stars in Cancer’s Heart
The Beehive Cluster is one of the appealing deep-sky objects for both amateur and professional astronomers. You can find it in the sky, too! Discover when and where to see the cluster and what makes it special.
The Pleiades: One of the Best Naked-Eye Deep-Sky Objects
How many stars can be observed in the Pleiades star cluster? 💫 Most stargazers only see six – learn how to spot more!
Best Deep Sky Objects by Month: November 2023
Want to see a distant galaxy with your own eyes? Learn about the deep-sky objects you can observe in November.
October Night Sky 2023: Visible Galaxies, Nebulae, and Star Clusters
Can you see the Andromeda Galaxy from Earth? Yes, you can! Check out our list of galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters you can observe this October.
Best Deep-Sky Objects Tonight: July 2023
The Tweedledee star cluster is in the sky. 🤡 Find out what other deep-sky objects can be seen with the naked eye this month!
The Brightest Deep Sky Objects in June 2023
This June, observe faraway star clusters and see the Moon and planets meeting deep-sky objects! Read on not to miss the beauty. 🌌
Guess the Nebula!
Nebulae are giant clouds of interstellar dust and gas. They can take all kinds of unusual shapes, and astronomers often give them quite unexpected names. In this fun quiz, you'll need to guess the nebula's name by its photo. Let's see how many you can guess right!
Deep-Sky Objects of February 2023
From this article, you’ll learn more about deep-sky objects. The list of galaxies and star clusters visible in February is included!
Best Deep-Sky Objects in January 2023
Learn about several bright star clusters and one spiral galaxy that you can see in the sky in January.