Tag Archives: Charles Messier

Andromeda Is Only One Of Many

There will be a gigantic collision that will involve our home, but none of us will be alive to witness it. When all is said and done, there will be a giant collection of stars. The Andromeda Galaxy and our own Milky … Continue reading

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Messier-51a, Whirlpool Galaxy

A childhood dream I used to imagine frequently was that I was an astronomer.  The main stumbling block to that was my ineptness at mathematics.  But, like much of the human species, I’ve always been fascinated by the mystery of … Continue reading

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