Carbon star V Hydrae, globular cluster NGC 5634, and the Ursa Minor Dwarf

May 16–23, 2013: Carbon star V Hydrae is an excellent target for binocular observers, globular cluster NGC 5634 in Virgo offers small-telescope owners nice views, and large-telescope owners can seek out the Ursa Minor Dwarf.
By | Published: May 16, 2013 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
To find this week’s binocular target, caron star V Hydrae, look toward the center of the huge constellation Hydra. V Hydrae lies near that star pattern’s border with the constellation Crater. // 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 May 16–23, 2013

Binoculars: Carbon star V Hydrae
Small telescope: Globular cluster NGC 5634
Large telescope: Ursa Minor Dwarf