The Alpha Persei Association, open cluster M103, and spiral galaxy IC 342

November 15–22, 2012: The Alpha Persei Association is an excellent target for naked-eye and binocular observers, open cluster M103 in Cassiopeia offers small-telescope owners nice views, and large-telescope owners can seek out spiral galaxy IC 342 in Camelopardalis.
By | Published: November 15, 2012 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
The magnitude 7.4 open cluster M103 lies 1° east-northeast of magnitude 2.7 Delta (δ) Cassiopeiae. 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 November 15–22, 2012

Naked eye: The Alpha Persei Association
Small telescope: Open cluster M103
Large telescope: Spiral galaxy IC 342