Observing podcast: Southern Pleiades, the Ghost of Jupiter, and dwarf spheroidal galaxy Leo I
March 26-April 2, 2010: The Southern Pleiades makes a great target for all observers, while the Ghost of Jupiter and the dwarf spheroidal galaxy Leo I provide nice targets for telescope owners.
March 25, 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: Richard Talcott
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 March 26-April 2, 2010
Naked eye: The Southern Pleiades
Small telescope: The Ghost of Jupiter
8-inch or larger telescope: The dwarf spheroidal galaxy Leo I
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