The Finest Cluster You Can Hardly See

Try for a cluster that even Charles Messier missed.

Aquila wide-SQ
Scoping Scutum

This small constellation lays claim to the impressive Scutum Star Cloud.

LeDrew-Spring Clusters
Star Clusters Off the Beaten Path

Enjoy observing some big open clusters in the evening sky.

Perseus char
Across the Middle of Perseus

The central portion of Perseus is loaded with celestial treasure.

Auriga chart 2
Scoping Auriga Clusters

Auriga’s striking pentagram pattern is a prominent sight in the evening sky all winter.

Hilborn-Bubble Nebula
Bubble and Squeak in Cassiopeia

Looking for a pair of strongly contrasting deep-sky objects? Consider the glittery star cluster M52 and the tiny Bubble Nebula.

Dickinson-Eagle Nebula-SQ
Exploring the Eagle Nebula

Pale but enticing, the Eagle is a telescopic treat when scrutinized from a dark observing site.

Spring sky
Springtime Double Stars in Boӧtes

The Herdsman boasts several rewarding pairs for small telescopes.

Seronik - Crux, Eta Carinae
Under Costa Rican Night Skies

The southern night sky is chockablock with amazing sights that never rise at Canadian latitudes.