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NGC 1252, Fornax A, and elliptical galaxy NGC 1407

November 7–14, 2013: The asterism NGC 1252 in Horologium offers small-telescope owners nice views, while large-telescope owners can seek out Fornax A (NGC 1316) in Fornax and elliptical galaxy NGC 1407 in Eridanus.
RELATED TOPICS: ASTERISMS | GALAXIES
Horologium
This week's small-telescope target, the asterism NGC 1252, lies 2.5° north-northeast of magnitude 5.1 Mu (μ) Horologii.
Astronomy: Roen Kelly
Each week, Astronomy magazine Senior Editor Michael E. Bakich, a master at explaining how to observe, posts a podcast about three or more objects or events you can see in the sky.

Targets for November 7–14, 2013

Small telescope: NGC 1252
Large telescope: Fornax A (NGC 1316)
Large telescope: Elliptical galaxy NGC 1407

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