Deep Sky Objects

Kaitlyn Eschler

Orion Nebula

- The Orion nebula is one of the brightest nebulae in the sky and can easily be seen with the naked eye.

- It was discovered by Nicholas Peiresc in 1610

- The Orion nebula is probably the most actively studied of all the nebulae in the sky.


- The Pleiades star cluster, also known as the Seven Sisters, is visible from virtually every place on Earth’s globe.

-It is among the nearest star clusters to Earth and is the cluster most obvious to the naked eye in the night sky.

- The cluster is dominated by hot blue and extremely luminous stars that have formed within the last 100 million years