Each week, Astronomy
magazine Senior Editor Michael Bakich
, a master at explaining how to observe, posts a podcast about three objects or events you can see in the sky.
In each episode, Michael highlights:
Targets for August 7-14, 2009
- One object you can see without any optical aid
- One object you can see with a small (4-inch) telescope
- One object you can see with at least an 8-inch telescope
Naked eye: The Moon passes in front of the Pleiades
Small telescope: Jupiter at its brightest
8-inch or larger telescope: NGC 6940 (Mothra)
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