The pioneer of the sky created the catalogue of deep sky objects.
On this day in 1868 an unsung astronomer, who helped to discover our place in the universe, was born
A group of students have been scrutinising the Andromeda galaxy using new techniques in the hope to find any signal of intelligent life
New studies of satellite galaxies in Centaurus A show results that challenge our current understanding of almost 27 per cent of the universe
Amazingly, our closest spiral and our very own galaxy have been found to have the same amount of newborn stars
Despite its familiarity, our closest spiral galaxy still manages to amaze us
Has BBC Stargazing LIVE left you itching to get out there and observe the heavens? Then get your binoculars, telescopes and imaging equipment at the ready and see how many of these night sky gems you can spot!
Gemma Lavender heads straight into this one to find us the answer.