Open cluster NGC 6025, globular cluster NGC 6139, and planetary nebula NGC 6153
June 7–14, 2012: Open cluster NGC 6025 in Triangulum Australe offers small-telescope owners nice views, while large-telescope owners can seek out globular cluster NGC 6139 and planetary nebula NGC 6153 in Scorpius.
June 7, 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.
Open cluster NGC 6025 lies at the northern edge of Triangulum Australe, right at that constellation’s border with Norma.
Photo by Astronomy: Roen Kelly
Targets for June 7–14, 2012
Small telescope: Open cluster NGC 6025
Large telescope: Globular cluster NGC 6139
Large telescope: Planetary nebula NGC 6153
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