But tonight at Fiske Planetarium, amateurs can catch the Messier Marathon: 110 Deep Sky Objects in One Night, a virtual tour of Messiers catalogue, including the Andromeda Galaxy, the Orion Nebula and the Sombrero Galaxy. In many cases, well show the bright, hi-res Hubble images that go along with them, says Hartung.
The planetarium is located along Regent Drive on the University of Colorado campus in Boulder. Tickets for the Messier Marathon range from $3.50 to $6; for more information, call 303-492-5002 or go to http://fiske.colorado.edu.
Fri., July 18, 8 p.m., 2008