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The double star 24 Comae Berenices, the Needle Galaxy, and the Lost Galaxy

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This week’s first large-scope object is the Needle Galaxy in Coma Berenices. This wonderful object also goes by the designations NGC 4565 and Caldwell 38.
Astronomy: Roen Kelly
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 May 26-June 2, 2011

Small-telescope: Double star 24 Comae Berenices
8-inch or larger telescope: The Needle Galaxy
8-inch or larger telescope: The Lost Galaxy

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