Pinwheel galaxy

The Pinwheel galaxy can be seen in 7x50 or larger binoculars.  Pinwheel Galaxy is also known as  M33

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Issue: 2013-05-23

The new year is well underway and the weather has been a bit unpredictable, to say the least - from warm and cloudy, to a trip straight into the deep freeze. In these conditions, astronomy can become a lesson in futility and frustration. One... Read more



Issue: 2008-12-04

Finally, the weekend has arrived; hopefully, the weather will be clear. All the weather-information sources, including Whitehorse Clear Sky Clock and others, seem to agree that Saturday night should be great. Quickly, we send an astro-alert e-mail... Read more



Issue: 2009-03-19

Let's start today's column with Comet Lulin, which is blazing its way across the Yukon Night Skies. This small and bright comet is really moving quickly across the night sky and can still be seen in binoculars. Moving steadily westward and heading... Read more