n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Her name is Virgo : deep-sky delights

Volume 72, Issue 3_4
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



Late southern autumn is the best time to go galaxy-hunting. Not only is the Orion arm down in the west, but the Milky Way is still way down towards the east. The time slot gives us the opportunity for an intense look into the wide universe to observe the faint fuzzies, which are actually entire galaxies. You only need the use of a modest medium to larger telescope and dark skies.

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