Open cluster NGC 1857, the Crystal Ball Nebula, and dark nebula Barnard 29
December 30, 2010-January 5, 2011: Open cluster NGC 1857 and Crystal Ball Nebula make nice targets for small-telescope owners, while dark nebula Barnard 29 awaits large-telescope owners.
December 30, 2010
|Each week, Astronomy magazine Senior Editor Michael E. Bakich, a master at explaining how to observe, posts a podcast about three objects or events you can see in the sky.|
Targets for December 30, 2010-January 5, 2011
Small telescope: Open cluster NGC 1857
Small telescope: Crystal Ball Nebula
8-inch or larger telescope: Dark nebula Barnard 29
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