Tonight's Sky
Sun
Sun
Moon
Moon
Mercury
Mercury
Venus
Venus
Mars
Mars
Jupiter
Jupiter
Saturn
Saturn

Tonight's Sky — Change location

OR

Searching...

Tonight's Sky — Select location

Tonight's Sky — Enter coordinates

° '
° '

Summer Observing Targets for Large Telescopes

Astronomy magazine Editor David J. Eicher shares 10 of his favorite summer deep-sky objects, including the Bug Nebula (NGC 6302), the Eagle Nebula (M16), Barnard's Galaxy (NGC 6822), and more.
RELATED TOPICS: DEEP-SKY OBSERVING
In this video, Astronomy magazine Editor David J. Eicher shares his top 10 favorite deep-sky objects you can see with a 12-inch or larger telescope this summer.

Highlights include the Bug Nebula (NGC 6302), the Eagle Nebula (M16), Barnard's Galaxy (NGC 6822), and the Gamma Cygni Region.

Use Astronomy.com's interactive star chart — StarDome to help find these deep-sky objects tonight.

This video is available to be viewed by Astronomy magazine subscribers.

Already a subscriber? Register now!

Registration is FREE and takes only a few seconds to complete. If you are already registered on Astronomy.com, please log in below.
ADVERTISEMENT

FREE EMAIL NEWSLETTER

Receive news, sky-event information, observing tips, and more from Astronomy's weekly email newsletter.

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
BoxProductcovernov

Click here to receive a FREE e-Guide exclusively from Astronomy magazine.

Find us on Facebook

Loading...