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The Circlet of Pisces, the Southern Cigar Galaxy, and elliptical galaxy NGC 7840

October 17–24, 2013: The Circlet of Pisces is an excellent target for naked-eye observers, the Southern Cigar Galaxy (NGC 55) in Sculptor offers small-telescope owners nice views, and large-telescope owners can seek out elliptical galaxy NGC 7840 in Pisces.
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Pisces
This week's naked-eye object, the Circlet of Pisces, is an asterism that consists of Gamma (γ), 7, Theta (θ), Iota (ι), 19, Lambda (λ), and Kappa (κ) Piscium.
Astronomy: Roen Kelly
Each week, Astronomy magazine Senior Editor Michael E. Bakich, a master at explaining how to observe, posts a podcast about three or more objects or events you can see in the sky.

Targets for October 17–24, 2013

Naked eye: The Circlet of Pisces
Small telescope: The Southern Cigar Galaxy (NGC 55)
Large telescope: Elliptical galaxy NGC 7840

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