John F. McRae of Lewiston, Australia has been bringing us free views of the Moon and planets on Periscope. Periscope is a free, live-broadcasting social media that links millions around the world. (Learn more about Periscope here.) I’ve been enjoying John’s Periscope broadcasts for several months. The conversation is lively and there are many who are … More Help an Australian Astronomer
Tonight at Cline Observatory wewill to feature the famous Globular Cluster M13. M 13 47 Tucanae Magnitude 5.9 4.9 Discovered by Halley in 1714 By Lacaille in 1751 One million stars Millions of stars Many old Red Giants X-ray sources, pulsars > 23,000 light years away About 1,600 light years Messier constructed … More Is It A Small Galaxy Or Large Globular Cluster?