Horsehead Nebula Scott Kardel eVscope Deep Sky Discoveries by Women

Astronomical Women and their Deep-Sky Discoveries

  In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting women who made amazing deep-sky discoveries! Unistellar Citizen Astronomers are invited to participate in this week’s quest to observe deep-sky objects discovered by notable women in astronomy, so get out your eVscope and follow along!     Caroline Herschel Caroline Herschel had many firsts not only…

Messier Galaxies Andromeda M31 Romain Girard

Challenge of the Week: Messier Galaxies

  Unistellar Citizen Astronomers are invited to participate in this week’s special quest to observe galaxies from the Messier Catalogue, in preparation for our upcoming Messier Marathon! The Messier Catalogue is a set of 110 deep sky objects which includes galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters. The catalogue was published by French astronomer Charles Messier in…

Challenge of the Week Messier Star Clusters

Challenge of the Week: Messier Star Clusters

  Unistellar Citizen Astronomers are invited to participate in this week’s special quest to observe star clusters from the Messier Catalogue, in preparation for our upcoming Messier Marathon! The Messier Catalogue is a set of 110 deep sky objects which includes galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters. The catalogue was published by French astronomer Charles Messier…

e-book, Messier Marathon guide

Messier Madness: A Week of Space Races with Stargazers Around the World

International competition features live races among the stars, aims to introduce stuck-at-home stargazers to the joy of astronomy   MOUNTAIN VIEW AND MARSEILLE – February 25, 2021 – Astronomers across North America, Europe and Japan have joined forces for a friendly competition to observe iconic deep-sky objects—all in hopes of getting stargazers curious about astronomy…

Special Challenge of the Week: Uranus

  Unistellar Citizen Astronomers are invited to participate in this week’s quest to observe Uranus! We’re approaching a special anniversary! Thirty-five years ago, on January 24, 1986, the Voyager 2 spacecraft flew by Uranus! It was the first and only spacecraft to visit this striking, pale-blue planet, and this week’s challenge commemorates this special anniversary.…