Two double stars in Crux, the Lost Galaxy, and the Leo cluster
May 10–17, 2012: Two double stars in Crux offer small-telescope owners nice views, while large-telescope owners can seek out the Lost Galaxy (NGC 4535) in Virgo and the Leo galaxy cluster.
May 10, 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.
The Lost Galaxy (NGC 4535) lies 2.8° southwest of magnitude 4.9 Rho (ρ) Virginis.
Photo by Astronomy: Roen Kelly
Targets for May 10–17, 2012
Small telescope: Two double stars in Crux
Large telescope: The Lost Galaxy (NGC 4535)
Large telescope: The Leo cluster
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