Two double stars in Corvus, elliptical galaxy M49, and the Cocoon Galaxy
April 21-28, 2011: Two double stars in Corvus and elliptical galaxy M49 make nice targets for small-telescope owners, while the Cocoon Galaxy awaits large-telescope owners.
April 21, 2011
Each week, Astronomy magazine Senior Editor Michael E. 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
Targets for April 21-28, 2011
Small-telescope: Two double stars in Corvus
Small-telescope: Elliptical galaxy M49
8-inch or larger telescope: Cocoon Galaxy
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