Two nice double stars, open cluster NGC 2414, and the Medusa Nebula
February 17-24, 2011: Two nice double stars and open cluster NGC 2414 make nice targets for small-telescope owners, while the Medusa Nebula awaits large-telescope owners.
February 17, 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.
Double star Wasat (Delta [δ] Geminorum) is an easy naked-eye star that sits in the middle of the constellation Gemini the Twins.
Targets for February 17-24, 2011
Small-telescope: Two nice double stars
Small-telescope: Open cluster NGC 2414
8-inch or larger telescope: Medusa Nebula
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