The Pleiades Star Cluster, also known as M45 or the Seven Sisters, is an open star cluster located in the constellation Taurus. Because it is only around 44 light years away , it is the brightest Messier object in the sky and can be seen from almost everywhere on Earth. In many locations, the Seven […]Continue readingMore Tag
What is a Star?
A star is a bright object made of gas that can be found all throughout the night sky. Of the trillions of stars we can see, this category will focus on the brightest and most colorful stars in the night sky.Continue readingMore Tag
Big Dipper in Arches National Park
The Big Dipper is one of the most noticeable and important shapes in the night sky. Even in the most light-polluted areas, the bigger dipper can be easily seen with your eyes. Continue reading for more fun facts and information.Continue readingMore Tag
Vega in The Night Sky
Vega is one of the most famous stars visible during the night. It is most famous for being extremely bright and part of the Summer Triangle. Continue reading here for more information on Vega, fun facts, and how to easily find the Summer Triangle in your backyard.Continue readingMore Tag