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The constellation Sextans, the Cigar Galaxy (M82), and spiral galaxy NGC 3077

March 6–13, 2014: The faint constellation Sextans the Sextant is an excellent target for naked-eye and binocular observers, the Cigar Galaxy (M82) in Ursa Major offers small-telescope owners stunning views, and large-telescope owners can seek out spiral galaxy NGC 3077, also in Ursa Major.
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The constellation Ursa Major is home to two of this week's observing targets, the Cigar Galaxy (M82) and spiral galaxy NGC 3077.
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 March 6–13, 2014
Naked eyes:
The constellation Sextans
Small telescope: The Cigar Galaxy (M82)
Large telescope: Spiral galaxy NGC 3077

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