The extinct constellation Musca Borealis, open cluster Collinder 464, and spiral galaxy NGC 2403
January 10–17, 2013: The extinct constellation Musca Borealis the Northern Fly is an
for naked-eye and binocular observers, open cluster Collinder 464 in Camelopardalis offers
small-telescope owners nice views, and large-telescope owners can seek
out spiral galaxy NGC 2403 in Camelopardalis.
January 10, 2013
Each week, Astronomy magazine Senior Editor Michael E. Bakich, a
master at explaining how to observe, posts a podcast about three or more
objects or events you can see in the sky.
Two of the three objects this week — open cluster Collinder 464 and spiral galaxy NGC 2403 — lie within the confines of the constellation Camelopardalis the Giraffe. Astronomy: Roen Kelly
Targets for January 10–17, 2013
Naked eye: The extinct constellation Musca Borealis
Small telescope: Open cluster Collinder 464
Large telescope: Spiral galaxy NGC 2403
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