A pair of double stars in Aries, open cluster NGC 1245, and barred spiral galaxy NGC 1097
December 2-9, 2010: A pair of double stars in Aries and open cluster NGC 1245 make nice targets for small-telescope owners, while the barred spiral galaxy NGC 1097 awaits large-telescope owners.
December 2, 2010
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Targets for December 2-9, 2010
Small telescope: A pair of double stars in Aries
Small telescope: Open cluster NGC 1245
8-inch or larger telescope: Barred spiral galaxy NGC 1097
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