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The double star Pulcherrima, the Owl Nebula (M97), and barred spiral galaxy M108

May 1–8, 2014: The double star Pulcherrima in Boötes is an excellent target for naked-eye and binocular observers, the Owl Nebula (M97) in Ursa Major offers small-telescope owners stunning views, and large-telescope owners can seek out barred spiral galaxy M108, also in Ursa Major.
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The constellation Ursa Major is home to two of this week's observing targets: the Owl Nebula (M97) and barred spiral galaxy M108.
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 1–8, 2014
Naked eyes:
Double star Pulcherrima
Small telescope: The Owl Nebula (M97)
Large telescope: Barred spiral galaxy M108

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