How to find the Blue Snowball Planetary Nebula (NGC 7662)

This article examines a spectacular type of object created by a star's final act, a planetary nebula, or more specifically, the Blue Snowball Nebula. Other names that are commonly used for this nebula include NGC 7662, Caldwell 22, and Snowball Nebula.

How to find the Andromeda Galaxy (M31) the brightest galaxy in the night sky

When people start with astronomy, they often want to see the planets and the moon and then, after a while, what they want to observe something more challenging, but still impressive. They often conclude that they want to see galaxies and what better galaxy to observe first than Andromeda galaxy?