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The constellation Lepus, the Crab Nebula (M1), and the Raspberry Nebula (IC 418)

January 24–31, 2013: The small constellation Lepus the Hare is an excellent target for naked-eye and binocular observers, the Crab Nebula (M1) in Taurus offers small-telescope owners nice views, and large-telescope owners can seek out the Raspberry Nebula (IC 418) in Lepus.
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Lepus
The small constellation Lepus the Hare is this week's naked-eye target, and it also houses an object for large-telescope observers — the Raspberry Nebula (IC 418). // 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 January 24–31, 2013

Naked eye: The constellation Lepus
Small telescope: The Crab Nebula (M1)
Large telescope: The Raspberry Nebula (IC 418)

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