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Open cluster NGC 3114, the Sliced Onion Galaxy (NGC 3344), and irregular galaxy NGC 3448

April 24–May 1, 2014: Open cluster NGC 3114 in Carina offer small-telescope owners nice views, while large-telescope owners can seek out the Sliced Onion Galaxy (NGC 3344) in Leo Minor and irregular galaxy NGC 3448 in Ursa Major.
RELATED TOPICS: OPEN CLUSTERS | GALAXIES
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This week's small-telescope target, open cluster NGC 3114, lies 5.8° east-southeast of magnitude 2.2 Aspidiske (Iota [ι] Carinae).
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 April 24–May 1, 2014
Small telescope:
Open cluster NGC 3114
Large telescope: Spiral galaxy NGC 3344
Large telescope: Irregular galaxy NGC 3448

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