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Cor Caroli, the Pearl Cluster (NGC 3766), and the Leo Triplet

May 8–15, 2014: The star Cor Caroli in Canes Venatici is an excellent target for naked-eye and binocular observers, the Pearl Cluster (NGC 3766) in Centaurus offers small-telescope owners stunning views, and large-telescope owners can seek out the Leo Triplet of M65, M66, and NGC 3628.
RELATED TOPICS: OPEN CLUSTERS | GALAXIES | DOUBLE STARS
Leo
This week's large-telescope target, the Leo Triplet, is a triangular group of galaxies — M65, M66, and NGC 3628 — in Leo the Lion.
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 May 8–15, 2014
Naked eyes:
Cor Caroli (Alpha [α] Canum Venaticorum)
Small telescope: The Pearl Cluster (NGC 3766)
Large telescope: The Leo Triplet

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