Open cluster NGC 2421, open cluster NGC 2477, and emission nebula Sharpless 2–311
February 24-March 3, 2011: Open clusters NGC 2421 and NGC 2477 make nice targets for small-telescope owners, while emission nebula Sharpless 2–311 awaits large-telescope owners.
February 24, 2011
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Photo by Astronomy: Roen Kelly
Targets for February 24-March 3, 2011
Small-telescope: Open cluster NGC 2421
Small-telescope: Open cluster NGC 2477
8-inch or larger telescope: Emission nebula Sharpless 2–311
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