Double star ADS 5951, open cluster NGC 2360, and irregular galaxy NGC 2366
February 10-17, 2011: Double star ADS 5951 and open cluster NGC 2360 make nice targets for small-telescope owners, while irregular galaxy NGC 2366 awaits large-telescope owners.
February 10, 2011
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.
Constellation Canis Major hosts this week's first two observing targets: double star ADS 5951 and open cluster NGC 2360.
Photo by Astronomy: Roen Kelly
Targets for February 10-17, 2011
Small-telescope: Double star ADS 5951
Small-telescope: Open cluster NGC 2360
8-inch or larger telescope: Irregular galaxy NGC 2366
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