Category Archives: galaxies

The Delight of Sarah’s Galaxy

Sarah’s Galaxy, which is NGC-3628, is delightful to observe. The historical trail to the name is more obscure. One reference cites that the galaxy was named after a poet in the 1800s, but little else is apparent. The name sounds like there is a link … Continue reading

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Beauty in Variety

One incredible fact about the created heavens is the variety of objects. One can go from a simple eye-view that captures dominant constellations or the faint Milky Way to the detail of specific objects. Individual classes of objects differ one … Continue reading

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I…..ALONE

The tenor of the scriptures about the heavens is unmistakably clear: He ALONE stretched out the heavens.  The sketch below of NGC 246 includes one of several scriptures that emphasize this point.  It is certainly a beautiful object to observe with … Continue reading

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The Edge-on Galaxy: a Dramatic Invitation

The manifold glory of God’s created heavens are a drawing card and invitation with any instrument or pair of eyes, but one can go much further–delving into the inviting details of particular objects. So many are so unique and singular. … Continue reading

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“Black Eye” Galaxy and the Fear of the Lord

We think of fear as fright or terror. It is usually an unwelcome thing unless it is part of a story that is separated from us. The fear of the Lord is different–deeper in meaning and wider in application. It … Continue reading

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God: Author of Magnificent Variety

The divine placement of the heavens, the size of the moon, and the characteristics of the moon-earth-sun dance permits and observer to have radically different views of the heavens in one sitting. Light changes on the lunar surface from day … Continue reading

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Tale of Two Continents — from Observing M51

It is a most unlikely story when observing a beautiful object leads to a story of two men on two continents who have never met. But that is exactly what this post introduces. The whole affair started simply enough: observe … Continue reading

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