Observing podcast: Constellation Canis Major, "37" Cluster, and Dusty Hand Galaxy
January 22-29, 2010: Constellation Canis Major makes a great target for beginning observers, while the "37" Cluster and the Dusty Hand Galaxy provide nice targets for telescope owners.
January 21, 2010
Each week, Astronomy magazine Senior Editor Michael Bakich, a master at explaining how to observe, posts a podcast about three objects or events you can see in the sky.
Photo by Astronomy: Roen Kelly
In each episode, Michael highlights:
- One object you can see without any optical aid
- One object you can see with a small (4-inch) telescope
- One object you can see with at least an 8-inch telescope
Targets for January 22-29, 2010
Naked eye: Constellation Canis Major
Small telescope: "37" Cluster
8-inch or larger telescope: Dusty Hand Galaxy
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