Observing podcast: Center of the Milky Way, globular cluster M92, and the Little Ghost
August 12-19, 2010: The center of the Milky Way makes a nice target for beginning observers, while globular cluster M92 and the Little Ghost provide nice targets for telescope owners.
August 12, 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 August 12-19, 2010
Naked eye: Center of the Milky Way
Small telescope: Globular cluster M92
8-inch or larger telescope: Little Ghost
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