M103 – Tracking a Red Giant – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. One of these stars is not like the others – what’s going on? M103 is also known as NGC 581. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Featuring Professor Mike Merrifield from the University of Nottingham. Prof Merrifield on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AstroMikeMerri More videos with Prof Merrifield: http://bit.ly/Merrifield_Playlist More Messier videos: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects PAPER:…

M52 – A Cluster of Variable Stars – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. Dr Meghan Gray discusses M52 (NGC 7654) and its huge array of variable stars. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Dr Gray is an astronomer at the University of Nottingham: https://twitter.com/emeegray Messier Object Playlist: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects The main paper discussed: https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/2041-8205/746/1/L7 Harvard University Archives: https://library.harvard.edu/libraries/harvard-university-archives The Genesis Rock: https://youtu.be/yvhLBzsDwSQ Deep Sky Videos…

M75 – Sausage Globular Clusters – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. Dr Becky Smethurst discusses M75 and globular clusters. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Videos on all Messier objects – http://bit.ly/MessierObjects More videos with Dr Becky – http://bit.ly/Becky_Playlist Dr Becky’s own website: https://rebeccasmethurst.co.uk Sausage Globular Clusters paper: https://arxiv.org/abs/1805.00453 Deep Sky Videos website: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/DeepSkyVideos Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/DeepSkyVideos More about the astronomers…

M102 – A Tale of Mistakes – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. Professor Mike Merrifield discusses the doubts and mistakes swirling around M102 – which *might* have been NGC 5866. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Deep Sky Videos website: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/DeepSkyVideos Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/DeepSkyVideos More about the astronomers in our videos: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/pages/contributors.html Supported by the University of Nottingham Back us on Patreon:…

M48 – The Lost and Found Star Cluster – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. Dr Meghan Gray discusses Messier 48 – an open cluster that was lost and found. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Check out http://astrometry.net More videos on Messier Objects: Deep Sky Videos website: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/DeepSkyVideos Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/DeepSkyVideos More about the astronomers in our videos: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/pages/contributors.html Supported by the University of…

M109 – Barred Spiral Galaxies – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. Dr Becky Smethurst is talking about M109 – an unusual barred spiral galaxy. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ See our M98 video (peanuts in galaxies): https://youtu.be/Iiuz9pIkGWA Playlist of all Messier objects we’ve covered: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects The de Vaucouleurs Atlas of Galaxies: https://amzn.to/2TUIiyH A Morphological and Statistical Analysis of Ansae in Barred…

M70 – Gravothermal Catastrophe – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. A discussion of Messier 70 to kick off a description of Gravothermal Catastrophe. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Watch our videos on all the Messier Objects: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects Sorry for the Catastrophic typo! Featuring Professor Mike Merrifield from the University of Nottingham. https://twitter.com/astromikemerri Discuss this video on Brady’s subreddit: https://redd.it/amo9ny Deep…

M44 – Exoplanets in the Beehive Cluster – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. Dr Becky Smethurst discussing Messier 44 and the discovery of planets around stars in the open cluster. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ More videos with Becky – http://bit.ly/Becky_Playlist Messier Object videos we have made: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects Exoplanet transit: https://youtu.be/SnoCAWCZC7A Two ‘b’s in the Beehive: The Discovery of the First Hot Jupiters…

M99 – Spiral Galaxy and its mystery nova – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. Dr Meghan Gray discusses a luminous red nova in the spiral galaxy M99. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ More Messier videos: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects Paper discussing the luminous object: https://arxiv.org/abs/1005.1455 Galileo’s Lost Letter: https://youtu.be/UPSt6ablcv4 Halifax Explosion: https://youtu.be/u5uTAt_A8BY Deep Sky Videos website: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/DeepSkyVideos Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/DeepSkyVideos More about the astronomers in our…

M38 – Open Cluster and its little companion – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. Professor Mike Merrifield discusses the Open Cluster M38 and the nearby (?) object NGC 1907 More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ More Messier Objects: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects Paper discussed: https://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0205100 Deep Sky Videos website: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/DeepSkyVideos Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/DeepSkyVideos More about the astronomers in our videos: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/pages/contributors.html Supported by the University of Nottingham…

M87 – Infinity in your Hand – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. Becky Smethurst discusses the massive and superfreaky M87. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ More Messier objects: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects Back us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/deepskyvideos Recorded with Dr Becky Smethurst as part of the Sixty Symbols Ogden Fellowship at the University of Nottingham. More Becky videos: http://bit.ly/Becky_Playlist Deep Sky Videos website: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/ Twitter:…

M23 – How Star Clusters Die – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. Dr Becky Smethurst discusses Messier 23 (aka NGC 6494) and the death of open clusters. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Becky playlist: http://bit.ly/Becky_Playlist Messier playlist: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects Recorded with Dr Becky Smethurst as part of the Sixty Symbols Ogden Fellowship at the University of Nottingham. Deep Sky Videos website: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/ Twitter:…

M8 – The Lagoon Nebula and Space Tornadoes – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. Dr Meghan Gray turns her gaze to the spectacular Messier 8 – better-known as the Lagoon Nebula. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ More Messier videos: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects Orion Nebula: https://youtu.be/KOXm7W8f6wo Dr Gray on Twitter: https://twitter.com/emeegray Deep Sky Videos website: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/DeepSkyVideos Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/DeepSkyVideos More about the astronomers in our videos:…

M98 – Peanuts and Bar Galaxies – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. Professor Mike Merrifield discusses Messier 98, and research into peanut shapes in the cores of galaxies. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Watch more Messier videos: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects Papers and other info: Establishing the connection between peanut shaped and galactic bars http://cds.cern.ch/record/275989/files/9501114.pdf Two Pseudobulges in the “Boxy Bulge” Galaxy NGC 5746 https://arxiv.org/abs/1205.6876…