Open cluster M26, globular cluster M56, and spiral galaxy IC 4808
August 21–28, 2014: Open cluster M26 in Scutum offers small-telescope owners nice views, while large-telescope owners can seek out globular cluster M56 in Lyra and spiral galaxy IC 4808 in Corona Australis.
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 August 21–28, 2014
Open cluster M26
Globular cluster M56
Spiral galaxy IC 4808