See Messier 20, the Trifid Nebula

If you have an extremely dark sky, you can see the nebula on as a fuzzy patch in the Milky Way. Binoculars show more ... and a telescope still more.

M6 and M7 in the Scorpion’s Tail

Messier 6 and Messier 7 are star clusters near Scorpius’ stinger. But you’ll need a dark sky to see these faint but stunning stellar aggregations.

The Small Magellanic Cloud orbits our Milky Way

You need to be in Earth's Southern Hemisphere to see the Small Magellanic Cloud. It looks like a luminous cloud, but it's really a dwarf galaxy.

Exploring the Trifid Nebula

It's a stellar nursery, a cluster of young stars, a bright red emission nebula, a lovely blue reflection nebula, and an interesting dark nebula divided into three …