Open cluster NGC 6383, globular cluster NGC 6229, and the Cheerio Nebula
June 23-30, 2011: Open cluster NGC 6383 and globular cluster NGC 6229 offer small-telescope owners a nice view, while large-telescope owners can seek out the Cheerio Nebula.
June 23, 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.
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Photo by The constellation Scorpius is home to two of this week's observing podcast targets: NGC 6383 and the Cheerio Nebula (NGC 6337).
Targets for June 23-30, 2011
Small telescope: Open cluster NGC 6383
Small telescope: Globular cluster NGC 6229
8-inch or larger telescope: The Cheerio Nebula
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