Welcome back to Messier Monday! Today, we continue in our tribute to our dear friend, Tammy Plotner, by looking at the Southern Pinwheel Galaxy – also known as Messier 83! During the 18th century, famed French astronomer Charles Messier noticed the presence of several “nebulous objects” while surveying the night sky. Originally mistaking these objects … Continue reading “Messier 84 – the NGC Elliptical Galaxy” The post Messier 84 – the NGC Elliptical Galaxy appeared first on Universe Today .
April 29, 2019Space