Upcoming Cool Things in the Sky to Look For
- •SaturnThroughout July 2015, Saturn will be visible over the southern sky, just as darkness falls.
- •Dumbbell Nebula (M27)Using a pair of 10x50 binoculars, M27 can be found in the constellation Vulpecula.
- •Ring Nebula (M57)Using 20x80 binoculars or a small telescope, M57 should look like a small grey puffed out slightly elliptical shaped path of light.
- •Hercules Cluster (M13)M13 is easily found on the western side of the Hercules constellation using a 10x50 binoculars.
- •Summer Milky WayTravel out to a wilderness area with little light pollution. Moonless nights are the best.
- •Summer TriangleAn astronomical pattern made by drawing an imaginary triangle in the northern hemisphere, using Altair, Deneb, & Vega.
- •CygnusA northern constellation lying on the plane of the Milky Way.