The constellation Piscis Austrinus, globular cluster M2, and the Saturn Nebula (NGC 7009)
October 18–25, 2012: The constellation Piscis Austrinus is an excellent target
for naked-eye and binocular observers, globular cluster M2 offers
small-telescope owners nice views, and large-telescope owners can seek
out the Saturn Nebula (NGC 7009).
October 18, 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.
Two of the three objects this week — globular cluster M2 and the Saturn Nebula (NGC 7009) — lie within the confines of the constellation Aquarius the Water-bearer. Astronomy: Roen Kelly
Targets for October 18–25, 2012
Naked eye: The constellation Piscis Austrinus
Small telescope: Globular cluster M2
Large telescope: The Saturn Nebula (NGC 7009)
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