Open cluster NGC 6067, planetary nebula NGC 6072, and barred spiral galaxy NGC 5921
May 24–31, 2012: Open cluster NGC 6067 in Norma offers small-telescope owners nice views, while large-telescope owners can seek out planetary nebula NGC 6072 in Scorpius and barred spiral galaxy NGC 5921 in Serpens.
May 24, 2012
Each week, Astronomy magazine Senior Editor Michael E. Bakich, a master at explaining how to observe, posts a podcast about three or more objects or events you can see in the sky.
Planetary nebula NGC 6072 in Scorpius sits 1.4° east-northeast of magnitude 4.2 Theta (θ) Lupi.
Photo by Astronomy: Roen Kelly
Targets for May 24–31, 2012
Small telescope: Open cluster NGC 6067
Large telescope: Planetary nebula NGC 6072
Large telescope: Barred spiral galaxy NGC 5921
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