From the May 2015 issue

Web Extra: A tour around the Great Rift

This area of the Milky Way is home to thousands of stunning celestial objects.
By | Published: May 25, 2015 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
Emission nebula NGC 6188 and open cluster NGC 6193 in Ara the Altar
Gerald Rhemann
In the July 2015 issue of Astronomy, author Alan Goldstein described the many dark nebula that lie along a section of the Milky Way called the Great Rift.

Of course, thousands of objects worthy of your attention lie in this area. We didn’t have room for even a fraction of them in the story, so here are a dozen more that we know you’ll enjoy.