The Lagoon Nebula and Space Tornadoes (M8) – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. Dr Meghan Gray turns her gaze to the spectacular Messier 8 – better-known as the Lagoon Nebula. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ More Messier videos: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects Orion Nebula: https://youtu.be/KOXm7W8f6wo Dr Gray on Twitter: https://twitter.com/emeegray Deep Sky Videos website: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/DeepSkyVideos Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/DeepSkyVideos More about the astronomers in our videos:…

Peanuts and Bar Galaxies (M98) – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. Professor Mike Merrifield discusses Messier 98, and research into peanut shapes in the cores of galaxies. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Watch more Messier videos: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects Papers and other info: Establishing the connection between peanut shaped and galactic bars http://cds.cern.ch/record/275989/files/9501114.pdf Two Pseudobulges in the “Boxy Bulge” Galaxy NGC 5746 https://arxiv.org/abs/1205.6876…

M18 and the rotating galaxy – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. Messier 18 (aka NGC 6613) — Featuring Dr Meghan Gray from the University of Nottingham. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ CORRECTION: spiral arm patterns are thought to be due to density waves travelling through the disk. The statement in the video that the stars interior to the Sun’s galactic radius…

X-rays from Messier 80 – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. Featuring Dr Becky Smethurst. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Messier 80 is a globular cluster. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/deepskyvideos More Messier Objects: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects Dr Smethurst is the Sixty Symbols Ogden Fellow at the University of Nottingham. More Becky videos: http://bit.ly/Becky_Playlist A Chandra X-ray Study of the Globular Cluster M80: https://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0305443 Deep Sky…

The Ring Bearer Galaxy (M58) – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. Featuring Becky Smethurst. Who is quite a Lord of the Rings fan. Objectivity: http://bit.ly/Objectivity More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/deepskyvideos More Messier Objects: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects Dr Smethurst is the Sixty Symbols Ogden Fellow at the University of Nottingham. More Becky videos: http://bit.ly/Becky_Playlist AINUR: Atlas of Images of NUclear Rings: https://arxiv.org/abs/0908.0272…

Messier 41 and Aristotle – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. M41 – an open cluster in the constellation Canis Major – may be the faintest object recorded in ancient times. Discussed by Professor Mike Merrifield from the University of Nottingham — https://twitter.com/ProfMike_M More Messier objects: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects Professor Merrifield on Objectivity: https://youtu.be/PccGklgNlHs Discuss this video on Brady’s subreddit: https://redd.it/7s51np Deep Sky Videos website: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/…

Messier 49 (Elliptical Galaxy) – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. Dr Meghan Gray on Messier 49 (and the distribution of its globular clusters). M49 also known as NGC 4472. More Messier Objects: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects Objectivity: http://bit.ly/Objectivity Deep Sky Videos website: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/DeepSkyVideos Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/DeepSkyVideos More about the astronomers in our videos: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/pages/contributors.html Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/deepskyvideos Made possible by: The University of…

Black Eye Galaxy (M64) – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. The Black Eye Galaxy (also M64 or NGC 4826) had a surprise up its sleeve. Featuring Dr Becky Smethurst, the Sixty Symbols Ogden Fellow at the University of Nottingham. Extra footage from this interview: https://youtu.be/AaRipfeW61M More Becky: http://bit.ly/Becky_Playlist Our playlist of Messier objects: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects Deep Sky Videos website: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/DeepSkyVideos Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/DeepSkyVideos…

The star with a tail (M36) – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. Professor Mike Merrifield looks at M36, and particularly an unusual star which appears “in” the open cluster. More Messier Objects: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/deepskyvideos Professor Merrifield is an astronomer at the University of Nottingham: https://twitter.com/ProfMike_M Papers discussed: A bipolar outflow object in M36- https://pure.uva.nl/ws/files/1453666/1838_20373y.pdf Millimetric and sub-millimetric observations of IRAS 05327+3404…

How round is this galaxy? (Messier 89) – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. M89 (or NGC 4552) appears a very “round” galaxy – but looks can be deceiving. Featuring Dr Meghan Gray. More Messiers: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects Objectivity: http://bit.ly/Objectivity Deep Sky Videos website: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/DeepSkyVideos Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/DeepSkyVideos More about the astronomers in our videos: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/pages/contributors.html Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/deepskyvideos Made possible by: The University of Nottingham…

The origin of M19 – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. The globular cluster Messier 19 (NGC 6273) may have an interesting origin story… Professor Mike Merrifield explains. All our Messier videos (playlist): http://bit.ly/MessierObjects Thanks to these Patrons: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/pages/patreon.html The paper discussed in this video: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016MNRAS.460.1846Y Deep Sky Videos website: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/DeepSkyVideos Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/DeepSkyVideos More about the astronomers in our videos: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/pages/contributors.html Support…

The Truth about M40 – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. This is the second video we’ve done on M40, also known as Winnecke 4. Featuring Professor Mike Merrifield. Extra footage from this interview: https://youtu.be/9Dz5ZaKuE8w Here’s the new paper mentioned: https://twitter.com/ProfMike_M/status/779224336720953344 And the earlier paper: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/full/2002JRASC..96…63N And the new paper on arXiv: http://arxiv.org/abs/1612.00834 Our first M40 video: https://youtu.be/JGlhgXvn7Xk Deep Sky Videos website: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/ Twitter:…

The Rotten Egg Nebula (in M46) – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. Discussing the open cluster Messier 46 and two associated objects – the planetary nebula NGC 2438 and the protoplanetary nebula known as either the Calabash Nebula or Rotten Egg Nebula. Featuring Dr Meghan Gray. More Messier Objects: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects Objectivity: http://bit.ly/Objectivity Deep Sky Videos website: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/DeepSkyVideos Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/DeepSkyVideos More about the astronomers…