The 3-Dimensional nature of galaxies… including the Milky Way

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It was not very clear, but clear enough to capture 30 seconds of photons of three galaxies in Draco.

NGC5985-5982-5981
NGC 5895, 5892, 5891

These clearly show the disk-like structure at different angles. To learn more about galaxies (our last step on the Distance Ladder) join us tonight

NightSky Conservation Course Friday Sept 14 2012:

Mill of Kintail Gatehouse: 7:30

The Physical Model of the Milky Way can also be explored.. with the template provided by Stargazer Steve… a good cloudy night activity!