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Elliptical galaxies M84 and M86, spiral galaxy M98, and the Eyes

April 14-21, 2011: Elliptical galaxies M84 and M86 and spiral galaxy M98 make nice targets for small-telescope owners, while the Eyes awaits large-telescope owners.
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Each week, Astronomy magazine Senior Editor Michael E. Bakich, a master at explaining how to observe, posts a podcast about three objects or events you can see in the sky.

Targets for April 14-21, 2011
Small-telescope: Elliptical galaxies M84 and M86
Small-telescope: Spiral galaxy M98
8-inch or larger telescope: The Eyes

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