The double star Pulcherrima, the Owl Nebula (M97), and barred spiral galaxy M108
May 1–8, 2014: The double star Pulcherrima in Boötes is an excellent target for naked-eye and binocular observers, the Owl Nebula (M97) in Ursa Major offers small-telescope owners stunning views, and large-telescope owners can seek out barred spiral galaxy M108, also in Ursa Major.
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Targets for May 1–8, 2014
Double star Pulcherrima
The Owl Nebula (M97)
Barred spiral galaxy M108