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Observing podcast: Center of the Milky Way, globular cluster M92, and the Little Ghost

August 12-19, 2010: The center of the Milky Way makes a nice target for beginning observers, while globular cluster M92 and the Little Ghost provide nice targets for telescope owners.
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Astronomy: Roen Kelly
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 August 12-19, 2010
    Naked eye: Center of the Milky Way
    Small telescope: Globular cluster M92
    8-inch or larger telescope: Little Ghost

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