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The S Normae Cluster, barred spiral galaxy NGC 6217, and planetary nebula NGC 6058

June 19–26, 2011: The S Normae Cluster in Norma offers small-telescope owners a nice view, while large-telescope owners can seek out barred spiral galaxy NGC 6217 in Ursa Minor and planetary nebula NGC 6058 in Hercules.
Hercules
This week’s second large-telescope target, planetary nebula NGC 6058, lies 2.8° southeast of magnitude 4.6 Chi (χ) Herculis.
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 June 19–26, 2014

Small telescope: The S Normae Cluster
8-inch or larger telescope: Barred spiral galaxy NGC 6217
8-inch or larger telescope: Planetary nebula NGC 6058

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