What can you observe in March 2023?

March 2023 may be a particularly interesting month for astronomical lovers. This month, various phenomena may be observed and researched in the night sky. From historically important astronomical phenomena to astronomical objects visible with constellations and naked eyes, the sky in March will give many opportunities for astronomical enthusiasts to explore and understand the universe and many mysteries. This blog describes many mysteries waiting for astronomical lovers in March 2023.

Galaxy: Messier 82 "Cigar Galaxy"
The Messier 82 Galaxy in Oguma is a star burst galaxy, about 12 million light years from the earth. This galaxy features a bright and slender shape because a large amount of gas and dust are released by the explosion of star production.

M81 M82 (photographed with HARRY Laytos)

Nebula: Orion Large Nebula
One of the most famous and beautiful nebula that floats in the night sky, Orion Large Nebula (also known as Messier 42) is a vast gas and dust cloud in Orion. This nebula is one of the most star -producing areas of the earth, and has many young stars and hot stars.
Like this wonderful image taken by sébastien aubery, enjoy the M42 using Covalens technology that can enlarge the composition of the photo with a large frame.

M42 (951 EXP) Shooting with Vespera

Comet:C/2022 E3 ZTF
It is a long -term comet discovered by the ZTF Survey on March 1, 2022, and is currently on the solar system. In March 2023, it looked from Gosho -siza to Cava, and the peak of brightness has already passed, but it can still be observed under good conditions.

To observe the C/2022 E3 ZTF comet in Vaonis, you need to set it in manual mode.

C/2022 E3 2TF Comet by Comet by C/2022 Phillip mcgee


In conclusion, in March 2023, there are many exciting objects and events that can be observed in the night sky. From the galaxy to the nebula, the star cluster, and the comet, there are things that everyone can enjoy. With the appropriate device and a little patience, you can witness the most awe that the universe provides.