Open cluster NGC 2546, barred spiral galaxy NGC 3079, and irregular galaxy Sextans A
March 17-24, 2011: Open cluster NGC 2546 makes a nice targets for small-telescope owners, while
barred spiral galaxy NGC 3079 and
irregular galaxy Sextans A await large-telescope owners.
March 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.
Photo by Astronomy: Roen Kelly
Targets for March 17-24, 2011
Small-telescope: Open cluster NGC 2546
8-inch or larger telescope: Barred spiral galaxy NGC 3079
8-inch or larger telescope: Irregular galaxy Sextans A
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