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How to Master Deep Sky Observing this Spring, Even if You've Only Ever Spotted the Moon and Planets!

I've doubled the content of my Spring DSO Guide for twice as much fun!

Prepare for your most fulfilling spring stargazing season yet.

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Embark on a Cosmic Journey from Your Own Backyard!

With my Spring Deep Sky Objects course, you're not just observing; you're embarking on a voyage across the cosmos from the comfort of your home.

This season, I've doubled the adventure!

For the first time ever, my spring DSO guide now contains 26 unique deep sky objects, each with its own story and celestial beauty. That’s twice as many objects as before, but... and here's the best news: I've kept the price exactly the same!

From the swirling dances of distant galaxies to the glittering throngs of stellar nurseries in open clusters, your spring nights will be filled with wonder and discovery.

Witness the grand design of the Universe through objects like the Beehive Cluster, where stars form a bustling city of lights, or the ethereal glow of the Ghost of Jupiter nebula, which earns its highly descriptive name when you view it at the eyepiece.

I've carefully selected each of the 26 objects in this pack for optimal visibility in spring.

My course not only guides you through how to find these celestial wonders but also enriches your experience with fascinating insights about their histories, compositions, and places in the cosmic landscape.

This spring DSO pack is your gateway to not just seeing but understanding and connecting with the universe in a profound way.

Grab it while this huge discount is in place, and transform your astronomical hobby into a rewarding journey of discovery!

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Unlock the Secrets of Galaxies and Clusters with Ease

Step into the shoes of an experienced astronomer each spring night with these detailed spring guides that I've designed to be accessible for all abilities, from complete beginners to seasoned stargazers.

Your Pathway to the Stars

Navigating the night sky can be daunting, but not with my guides!

I always start with an easily-identified part of the sky, so that you can jump straight into discovery without the need for complicated software or prior knowledge.

Think of familiar or obvious constellations like Orion, Cassiopeia and the Big Dipper (or Plough) as the starting point. You'll always begin your hunt for these delicate objects from easy starting points.

You'll then follow my handy sequential star charts that massively simplify the process of moving gradually from a large area of the sky to the object you're hunting, ensuring you can always locate what you're looking for with confidence.

Ready to Print and Go

For each object, every star chart is shared as a downloadable, printable PDF, making it easy to carry them alongside your telescope for a night of exploration.

Not only that, but I've also provided telescope eyepiece views for each major telescope type, so you'll know precisely what to expect the stars to look like when you've got the object you're hunting in view.

Each eyepiece view PDF is optimized for both standard and inverted monochrome viewing. With inverted monochrome stars shown as black dots on a white background: it's much easier to use these outside at night, and they save money on printing costs!

There's an example of an inverted monochrome star chart below, which you can click on to see in full-screen format.

Example of an inverted monochrome star chart. Click for a larger version.

This is just a taste of what my Spring Deep Sky Objects course offers.

With 26 unique celestial objects to discover, you're not just observing the night sky; you're immersing yourself in the wonders of the universe.

Each clear spring night awaits with new tales to tell and secrets to unveil.

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Sadly, for many stargazers, not seeing anything beyond the bright planets marks the end of their astronomy journey.

I think that's such a tragedy that I created the Spring DSO Guides!

Elevate Your Astronomy Skills to New Heights

My Spring Deep Sky Objects course is meticulously designed not just to entertain, but to educate. You'll gain invaluable skills and insights that enrich your understanding and appreciation of the night sky.

What makes an open cluster different from a globular cluster? How far away is the Ghost of Jupiter? My course doesn’t just show you where to look—it explains the why and the how.

Your spring stargazing evenings will never be the same after you use my Spring DSO Guides...

It's so easy, it only takes 15 minutes!

Begin With The Basics

My guides make it simple to learn the key constellations that serve as celestial markers, guiding you to fainter sky treasures.

Discover Awesome Facts

Each object’s guide includes background information that transforms your viewing experience from simple observation to profound understanding.

Appreciate The Universe

Unlock new layers of appreciation for the night sky as each cluster, galaxy and nebula you learn to find builds a stronger connection to the universe.

What I Know About the Spring Night Sky,
and Why I'm Sharing That With You.

I've been a backyard astronomer for more than thirty years. That's me in the photograph with my two telescopes.

Hi, my name's Adam, and I've been a backyard astronomer for more than thirty years. That's me in the photograph with my two telescopes.

In all this time, I've learned a very important lesson.

Size does not matter!

As you can see, my telescopes are not huge.

One is three inches wide and the other is six, and yet I have seen such awesome views with them that, many decades in, I am still inspired to hunt for more.

My ambition with this Spring DSO Guide is to help you discover that even a smaller telescope can unveil a world beyond the moon and planets... if you know where to look!

In all this time, I've learned a very important lesson.

Size does not matter!

As you can see, my telescopes are not huge.

One is three inches wide and the other is six, and yet I have seen such awesome views with them that, many decades in, I am still inspired to hunt for more.

My ambition with this Spring DSO Guide is to help you discover that even a smaller telescope can unveil a world beyond the moon and planets... if you know where to look!

I’ve invested a tremendous amount of time and effort to research the best observing opportunities and to catalogue the easiest way to teach somebody else to see each object.

It’s been a labor of love for sure. From pulling together books, maps and charts, to understanding how I can provide the most helpful resources.

It’s fair to say that it’s taken much longer than I expected to get each object guide as easy to use and effective as it can be… but I’m thrilled that’s the stage they’re at now.

Inside my Spring Deep Sky Objects Guide, you'll find more than two dozen awe-inspiring objects, organized by their brightness. If your DSO experience isn't great, begin with the brightest objects and move on to the fainter ones as your confidence grows.

All 26 guides are listed in brightness order, begin with the brightest and work your way towards the tougher ones.

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You'll find each of these spring guides so simple and effective, that you'll wonder how you ever managed without them.

Exceptional Value for Every Astronomer

Investing in your hobbies should never come at the expense of quality or depth of experience.

With my Spring Deep Sky Objects course, I've worked hard to ensure that every dollar you spend extends your knowledge and enjoyment of the night sky without breaking the bank.

How am I showing that commitment in spring 2024?

Simple: Twice the Content, Unchanged Price!

I've doubled the content of this course for 2024, it now features 26 guides to unique deep sky objects viewable this spring, up from 13 in previous offerings. That’s two unique objects for every week of the season!

Despite this significant increase in value, the regular price is unchanged at $49!

It’s the most cost-effective seasonal deal I’ve ever offered... but it's not here for long. Click the button below to take advantage before it's too late.

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A Well-Crafted Journey Through The Cosmos

Think of this Spring Deep Sky Objects course as your gateway to the stars.

I've structured it as an educational odyssey of objects visible in the evening over the spring months of March, April and May.

No matter what your experience, and even if you only have a relatively small telescope, I have you in mind whenever I compile a new deep sky object guide.

My guides offer a systematic approach to the vast universe, ensuring a comprehensive learning experience without the risk of information overload. That's what makes them so useful to novice and seasoned astronomers alike.

With 26 objects to see for yourself, and 13 weeks of spring to do so, there's a steady rhythm to this program of DSO discovery that means you can pace yourself. You'll have sufficient time with each object, marvelling at its ethereal beauty, understanding its characteristics and context in the broader sky, and allowing yourself to get lost in its study.

Alternatively, if you’ve got more experience and confidence with your telescope, or you just don’t get as many opportunities as you’d like to do astronomy, then feel free to binge-watch; grab them all in just a few nights of observing.

My guides are designed to work for you in whatever way you choose to use them.

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Inside the 26 guides are 27 of Messier's famous objects (some guides cover two objects). How many will you see this spring?

Your Biggest Astronomy Pains Resolved... Instantly!

My own astronomy experience has taught me that there are two HUGE frustrations when it comes to looking for deep sky objects with a telescope...

Knowing What's Visible Tonight...

How many times has the sky cleared, you've got your telescope out... and then had no idea what to look for?
Inside the Spring DSO course, you can see the rise, set, and maximum height times for each object.
You'll always know exactly what's visible, all spring long.

and, Where to Find It!

We've all tried to find a galaxy but failed because the guide is vague, and the single star chart given is unclear.
Each of my guides include several star maps, with step-by-step detail to find what you're looking for. Even a brand-new stargazer will have success.

I remember how challenging it was (and still is) to find a new object without having someone experienced standing at your side saying “First look at that constellation, then find this star, and just move this way a little bit…”

Each of the guides that I’ve created acts like an experienced astronomer standing by your shoulder.

With several easy star maps (which you can download and print to use outside) and my written commentary, you’ll always know exactly how to pinpoint each new object in your eyepiece.

Not only that, but I also share with you some amazing facts about every cluster, galaxy and nebula I feature and tell you exactly what you should expect to see when you have it in your eyepiece.

Here's a Reminder of What You Get With My Spring DSOs Guide

For just $49 for instant access + lifetime ownership!

  • Over 26 deep sky object guides covering spring evenings, including galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters
  • Twice as many guides as there have ever been, spring has never had so much for you to see!
  • Simple, annotated sky maps to show you exactly where to find each object, even if you've never done it before
  • Plenty of Messier objects included, from the Beehive Cluster to the Cat's Eye Galaxy
  • Downloadable PDFs meaning you can have each sky chart you need outside at your telescope
  • Clear rise, set, and transit (highest) times, so you'll always know what's visible tonight and when to see it
  • Instant, lifetime access to everything listed above
  • Unconditional 30-day money back guarantee

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Enjoy the thrill of seeing new galaxies and star clusters throughout this season... not to mention the delicate nebulae!

Picture This...

The sun is going down and there’s a dusk chill in the air as your excitement builds for darkness.

You’ve got your telescope out and you’ve used my instructions to point it in the right direction for that stunning nebula you’ve been waiting to see for soooo long. 

How did you get here?

With the help of the instructions inside the Spring DSO Guides...

Before darkness fell, you used the guides to find exactly what would be visible overhead tonight. With your chosen galaxy selected, you read the guide and understood exactly where you needed to set your telescope up and in which direction it needed to point.

As the sky darkens and the brighter stars come out, you quickly identify the constellation that will be the starting point for your hunt, which was the first star chart in your guide.

Your red head torch comes on as darkness begins to envelop you and you use the printed star maps and my guidance to methodically move from the obvious constellation to the fainter stars near your nebula. 

Finally, you study the printed version of the eyepiece view for your particular telescope. To make it easy on yourself, you've smartly printed the black stars on a white background version of the guiding star charts. Looking between your print and your eyepiece, you're closing in on the gas cloud that's eluded you before.

With one last check of the detailed star map, you know exactly which way to move the scope to get the nebula in view.

And. There. It. Is.

You catch your breath and pause to make sure that the ghostly shadow you have in your eyepiece is what you should see. The detailed observation guide I’ve written confirms to you that you’re seeing a distant world of 100 billion stars first glimpsed by humans over 200 years ago, but whose light has been traveling towards us for millions of years.

As you marvel at the delicate detail of gases rushing through quiet space, you smile to yourself knowing that this is only the first of many such new worlds you’re going to see for the first time this evening.

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Members of the VAC are never stuck for something to look at and always know exactly where to look.

Isn't It Time You Enjoyed the Rewards of the Night Sky?

Look at what you'll be able to do with the Spring DSO Guides on your side.

Always Know What's Overhead

The sky changes all the time, which is great for variety but a real bind for knowing what you should be looking for.

The Spring Guides take all of that stress away by showing the best objects overhead this evening, so there's always something overhead for you to find!

Pleiades
Spend More Time Actually Observing

When you let the Spring DSO Guides manage your planning, you're left with more time to observe.
No more deciding what to look for, or pouring through star charts to work out how to see something - the guides do this all for you, leaving you to do the fun stuff.

Feel Great About Your Astronomy

It's an amazing feeling to track down a new deep sky object... and it's one that never gets old!

With the Spring DSO Guides working hard to improve your astronomy, you're going to feel great every time the night sky clears to reveal its wonders.

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Try The Spring DSO Guides Risk-Free for 30 Days!

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You've probably tried other guides before, and they weren't really helpful. Otherwise, you wouldn't be reading this page now, thinking about getting my help.

Having doubts is fine. Your time is precious and I wouldn't want you to waste it on a lot of fluff. That's why you can actually test the Spring DSO Guides without any risk.

From the experiences other telescope owners have had, I know that I can help your astronomy improve massively too.

However, if for any reason, you find my detailed and easy-to-follow guides don't help you see galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters, just let me know within 30 days of purchase and I'll give you a full refund with no questions asked.

Let's Sum All of This Up.

Here's everything included with your Spring DSO Guides when you sign up today.

  • Over 26 deep sky object guides covering spring evenings, including galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters
  • Twice as many guides as there have ever been, spring has never had so much for you to see!
  • Simple, annotated sky maps show you exactly where to find each object, even if you've never done it before
  • Plenty of Messier objects included, from the Beehive Cluster to the Cat's Eye Galaxy
  • Downloadable PDFs mean you can have each sky chart you need outside at your telescope
  • Clear rise, set, and transit (highest) times, so you'll always know what's visible tonight and when to see it
  • Instant, lifetime access to everything listed above
  • Unconditional 30-day money-back guarantee

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Frequently Asked Questions

Understandably, you might have questions about my Spring DSO Guides. Below, I've answered some of the most common, but email me at Adam@LovetheNightSky.com if I haven't answered yours.

- Do I Need a Telescope to Join the Club?

My deep sky object guides are designed to help you get the most from your telescope. As a minimum, you should have a telescope with a 3" (75mm) aperture.


- Is The VAC Only for People in the US?

These guides will help everyone in the Northern Hemisphere, including the USA, Canada and all of Europe and Asia.

However, they aren't calibrated for stargazers in the Southern Hemisphere, so please don't purchase them if you live south of the equator.


-What if I Live in a Light Polluted Area?

Light pollution affects so many of us backyard astronomers that I've designed the DSO guides to work even for astronomers who live in all but the most severely affected city centers. If you're not sure, find your town on the map at http://darksitefinder.com/maps/world.html

This club is great for anyone EXCEPT if you live in a part of the world colored gray or white on the map.


- What Should I Expect to See With My Telescope?

Perhaps the biggest shock all new astronomers get is what clusters, galaxies and nebulae look like through a telescope.

We're used to being 'wowed' by glossy, color images from the Hubble Space Telescope or astrophotographers. In reality, nearly everything you see in your telescope will be a lot smaller and less detailed than in those pictures.

The absolute joy of astronomy, for me, comes from tracking down the object to begin with, seeing as much detail as I can and then contemplating the fact that I am seeing an object that is so very far away.


- How Long Do I Have Access to the Guides?

How does lifetime access sound? You have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.


- What if I'm Unhappy With the Spring DSO Guides?

I would never want you to be unhappy!

If you find that my guides aren't helping you to find and observe new deep sky objects, then contact me within 30 days of purchase and I'll give you a full refund, with no questions asked.


- Who Are You?

My name is Adam Kirk and I'm your backyard astronomy guide.

I've been a backyard astronomer for many years now, and have been steadily improving for all of them! In 2015, I created the popular website LovetheNightSky.com which helps over one thousand astronomers every day.

was motivated to create the Virtual Astronomy Club - home of the Spring DSO Guides - because so many people tell me that their biggest frustration with astronomy is finding the objects they're searching for.

My mission with The Virtual Astronomy Club is to help astronomers learn to enjoy finding and observing deep sky objects like galaxies and nebulae as much as I do.


- You Haven't Answered My Question - Can I Contact You?

Sure, I always reply to every personal email I receive. Just send your question to Adam@LovetheNightSky.com and I'll be pleased to help out.

Right now you have two options

Option One: Keep wasting time trying to figure out what objects are visible tonight and how you're supposed to find them, ultimately resulting in frustration and no real astronomy, or

Option Two: Take action! Grab my Spring DSO Guides so you always have great objects available to view this season and renew your love of astronomy because you're able to find exactly what you're looking for!

With my 30-day, unconditional money-back guarantee, you've got nothing to lose!

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