Aquarius constellation

Aquarius Constellation

  Since the Eta Aquariid meteor shower peaks this month, Unistellar Citizen Astronomers are invited to participate in this week’s quest to observe celestial objects in the Aquarius constellation! Quick facts about the Aquarius constellation: In Latin, Aquarius means “the water-bearer” or “cup-bearer.” Aquarius was associated with floods throughout ancient history, like the destructive floods…

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…