An image of Messier 10, a globular Cluster, has been uploaded

Hi all, An image of Messier 10, a globular cluster very close to Messier 12, has been uploaded. This cluster is clearly more compact than M12 and is notable because it has a high number of blue stragglers in its core. You can find the image and some more information at: Messier 10. NGC 6254 […]

Two reprocessed images of Messier galaxies M51 and M83 have been uploaded

Hi all, Working in the preparation of the complete (still a year to go) Messier catalog taken with high resolution telescopes, I have reprocessed and uploaded two iconic galaxies: M51 and M83. The original images were taken with the 24″ and 20″ respectively. The new ones can be found at: Messier 51. NGC 5194 Messier […]

An image of the globular cluster Messier 3 has been uploaded

Hi all, An image of the globular cluster Messier 3 has been uploaded. This cluster has unusually high numbers of blue stragglers as well as of variable stars. Most notably, the number of variables of the RR Lyrae type is extraordinarily high (233). You can find the image as well as more info at: Messier […]

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