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Observing podcast: The Jewel Box, spiral galaxy M102, and globular cluster Palomar 5

June 3-10, 2010: The Jewel Box is a nice target for beginners, while spiral galaxy M102 and globular cluster Palomar 5 provide nice targets for telescope owners.
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:
  • 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

Targets for June 3-10, 2010
    Naked eye: The Jewel Box
    Small telescope: Spiral galaxy M102
    8-inch or larger telescope: Globular cluster Palomar 5


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