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Open cluster NGC 6416, globular cluster NGC 6380, and spiral galaxy NGC 6384

June 21–28, 2012: Open cluster NGC 6416 in Scorpius offers small-telescope owners nice views, while large-telescope owners can seek out globular cluster NGC 6380 in Scorpius and spiral galaxy NGC 6384 in Ophiuchus.
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The challenging object globular cluster NGC 6380 lies 1.5° west of magnitude 2.4 Kappa (κ) Scorpii. Astronomy: Roen Kelly
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.

Targets for June 21–28, 2012

Small telescope: Open cluster NGC 6416
Large telescope: Globular cluster NGC 6380
Large telescope: Spiral galaxy NGC 6384

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