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The Large Magellanic Cloud, open cluster NGC 1664, and reflection nebula NGC 1788

January 2–9, 2014: The Large Magellanic Cloud in Dorado is an excellent target for far-southern naked-eye observers, open cluster NGC 1664 in Auriga offers small-telescope owners nice views, and large-telescope owners can seek out reflection nebula NGC 1788 in Orion.
Orion
This week's large-telescope target, reflection nebula NGC 1788 in Orion, lies 2° north of magnitude 2.7 Beta (β) Eridani.
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 January 2–9, 2014
Naked eye:
Large Magellanic Cloud
Small telescope: Open cluster NGC 1664
Large telescope: Reflection nebula NGC 1788

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