The Heavenly G, open cluster NGC 2112, and the Double Bubble Nebula (NGC 2371–2)
January 31–February 7, 2013: The asterism known as the Heavenly G is an
for naked-eye observers, open cluster NGC 2112 in Orion offers
small-telescope owners nice views, and large-telescope owners can seek
out the Double Bubble Nebula (NGC 2371–2) in Gemini.
January 31, 2013
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.
You’ll find this week's large-telescope target, the Double Bubble Nebula (NGC 2371–2), 1.7° north of magnitude 3.8 Iota (ι) Geminorum. // Astronomy: Roen Kelly
Targets for January 31–February 7, 2013
Naked eye: The Heavenly G
Small telescope: Open cluster NGC 2112
Large telescope: The Double Bubble Nebula (NGC 2371–2)
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