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Astronomy Cast

Wizzard Media

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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Natural Sciences 14
Science & Medicine 36

Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos.

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Ep. 251: Messier Catalog

February 6th, 2012

Episode 284 of 465 episodes

Have you ever looked into the sky and noticed a fuzzy blob? That’s a Messier Object, carefully cataloged by Charles Messier to make it easier to find comets. We’ll learn about the history of the catalog, Messier’s criteria and some of the prominent objects you’ll see in the sky.

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