The constellation Canis Minor, reflection nebula M78, and the Witch Head Nebula (IC 2118)
February 7–14, 2013: The constellation Canis Minor is an
for naked-eye observers, reflection nebula M78 in Orion offers
small-telescope owners nice views, and large-telescope owners can seek
out the Witch Head Nebula (IC 2118) in Eridanus.
February 7, 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.
Orion the Hunter is home to the night sky's brighest relfection nebula, M78. // Astronomy: Roen Kelly
Targets for February 7–14, 2013
Naked eye: The constellation Canis Minor
Small telescope: Reflection nebula M78
Large telescope: The Witch Head Nebula (IC 2118)
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