Star System – Galaxies and Nebulae

Copula at 25°07′ Virgo has an orb of 1°00′ The Sun joins Copula on September 17 Fixed star Copula, or The Whirlpool Galaxy (M51a, or NGC 5194), ...

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Fixed Star Copula

Ensis at 22°59′ Gemini has an orb of 1°20′ The Sun joins Ensis on June 13 Fixed star Ensis, M42, is a 4.0 magnitude nebula in sword-sheath of th...

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Fixed Star Ensis

Foramen at 22°09′ Libra has an orb of 1°10′ The Sun joins Foramen on October 15 Fixed star Foramen, Eta Carinae, formerly known as Eta Argus, is...

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Fixed Star Foramen

Vertex at 27°51′ Aries has an orb of 1°40′ The Sun joins Vertex on April 17 Fixed star Vertex, M31 Andromeda Galaxy, is a 3.44 magnitude spiral ...

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Fixed Star Vertex

Spiculum at 00°49′ Capricorn has an orb of 1°00′ The Sun joins Spiculum on December 23 Fixed star Spiculum, or M8 Lagoon Nebula, is a magnitude ...

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Fixed Star Spiculum

Facies is at 08°19′ Capricorn with an orb of 1°00′ The Sun joins Facies on December 30 Fixed star Facies is a globular cluster in the face of th...

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Fixed Star Facies