Many of you know our friend Gianluca Masi of Rome, Italy, who is owner and scientific director of the Virtual Telescope Project and an astrophysicist and curator of science at the planetarium in Rome.
Gianluca has let me know that today, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, he is conducting an online virtual Messier Marathon, for the 6th time, in which you can observe all the Messier objects — star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies. The event starts at 18:00 UT, and you can participate via the online TV on the website below.
Please go to the following page to check out how to enjoy this unique occurrence:
And have fun with it!
Thanks to Gianluca for running such a tremendous event!