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Open cluster NGC 2546, barred spiral galaxy NGC 3079, and irregular galaxy Sextans A

March 20–27, 2014: Open cluster NGC 2546 makes a nice targets for small-telescope owners, while barred spiral galaxy NGC 3079 and irregular galaxy Sextans A await large-telescope owners.
RELATED TOPICS: OPEN CLUSTERS | GALAXIES
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Small-telescope target barred spiral galaxy NGC 3079 lies 2.2° northeast of magnitude 4.6 Phi (φ) Ursae Majoris.
Astronomy: Roen Kelly
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.

Targets for March 20–27, 2014
Small telescope:
Open cluster NGC 2546
Small telescope: Barred spiral galaxy NGC 3079
Large telescope: Irregular galaxy Sextans A

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