Open cluster NGC 1342, spiral galaxy NGC 1313, and barred spiral galaxy NGC 1398
November 29–December 6, 2012: Open cluster NGC 1342 in
Perseus offers small-telescope owners nice views, while large-telescope
owners can seek out spiral galaxy NGC 1313 in Reticulum and barred
spiral galaxy NGC 1398 in Fornax.
November 29, 2012
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.
Spiral galaxy NGC 1313 sits in the southwest corner of Reticulum, 3.2° southwest of magnitude 3.8 Beta (β) Reticuli. Astronomy: Roen Kelly
Targets for November 29–December 6, 2012
Small telescope: Open cluster NGC 1342
Large telescope: Spiral galaxy NGC 1313
Large telescope: Barred spiral galaxy NGC 1398
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