Globular cluster NGC 6441, globular cluster NGC 6496, and the Cat’s Eye Nebula (NGC 6543)

July 2–9, 2015: The Silver Nuggest Cluster (NGC 6441) and globular cluster NGC 6496 in Scorpius offer small-telescope owners nice views, while large-telescope owners can seek out the Cat's Eye Nebula (NGC 6543) in Draco.
By | Published: July 2, 2015 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
This week’s large-telescope target, the Cat’s Eye Nebula (NGC 6543), lies 5° east-northeast of magnitude 3.2 Zeta (ζ) Draconis.
Astronomy: Roen Kelly

Each week, Astronomy magazine Senior Editor Michael E. Bakich, a master at explaining how to observe, posts a podcast about three or more objects or events you can see in the sky.

Targets for July 2–9, 2015

Small telescope:
The Silver Nugget Cluster (NGC 6441)
Small telescope:
Globular cluster NGC 6496
Large telescope:
The Cat’s Eye Nebula (NGC 6543)