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Saturday, January 21, 2012

The Story Behind Astronomy's Messier Objects

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If you enjoy learning about the history of astronomy, you'll love it.
New from Deep Sky Videos, an offshoot of Sixty Symbols




"Charles Messier's "anti-list' of objects in space has become iconic in the world of astronomy. We'll making videos about each object - but first here's an introduction to the catalogue itself.


IMAGE CREDITS (with thanks):
Bob Fera: http://www.feraphotography.com/ - Philip Perkins: www.astrocruise.com/ - Nik Szymanek: http://ccdland.net - Roy Gretton


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More about the astronomers in our videos:http://www.deepskyvideos.com/pages/contributors.html


Video by Brady Haran



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