Astronomy -- The Messier Celestial Chart (1-110)


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There are 110 Messier Celestial 'Objects', all pictured here on this convenient chart:

1-10 is the top row across and it keeps counting down to the last one at the bottom right, #110.

The bright blue star cluster that can be seen with your unaided eyes is Messier 45: See if you can find it in the chart...

it looks sort of like a glowing arrow, the all-time famous Pleiades ("Seven Sisters" or "Subaru" in Japanese, the now famous

Car Company :-) If you have a decent pair of binoculars and stable hold, or tripod, you will see one of the Best Views in the Universe:

The "Jewel Box" is one of its nicknames...

to be continued...