The Coathanger, globular cluster M22, and the Phantom Streak (NGC 6741)

July 11–18, 2013: The Coathanger in Vulpecula is an excellent target for binocular observers, globular cluster M22 in Sagittarius offers small-telescope owners nice views, and large-telescope owners can seek out the Phantom Streak (NGC 6741) in Aquila.
By | Published: July 11, 2013 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
This week’s large-telescope target, the small planetary the Phantom Streak (NGC 6741), lies 4.5° north-northwest of magnitude 3.4 Lambda (λ) Aquilae. // 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 11–18, 2013

Binoculars: The Coathanger
Small telescope: Globular cluster M22
Large telescope: The Phantom Streak (NGC 6741)