Every month we identify 2 exciting objects in each of the Northern and Southern hemispheres that you can observe with the Faulkes Telescopes. Instructions on how to best observe the objects are also given, so all users can take some incredible images of these objects each month. Simply click on one of the objects below to find out more.
|Object Name||Brief Description||Target Month||Priority|
|30 Dor||30 Doradus, also known as the Tarantula Nebula is a star-forming region in the southern sky.||March||Interesting|
|NGC 3132 - Planetary Nebula||This pretty planetary nebula is found in the constellation of Vela and is also known as the Eight-Burst nebula. It lies at a distance of about 2000 light years.||March||Interesting|
|M53 - Globular Cluster||This beautiful cluster of stars can be found in the constellation of Coma Berenices at a distance of about 60,000 light years.||March||Interesting|
|M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy||M101 is a face-on spiral galaxy over 20 million light years away in the constellation of Ursa Major.||March||Interesting|