Double star Gamma Virginis, galaxies M58 and M90, and the Faberge Egg Galaxy (NGC 4605)

April 30–May 7, 2015: Large-telescope owners can seek out the double star Gamma Virginis along with galaxies M58 and M90 in Virginis as well as the Faberge Egg Galaxy (NGC 4605) in Ursa Major.
By | Published: April 30, 2015 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
The constellation Virgo is home to three of this week’s observing targets: the double star Gamma (γ) Virginis and galaxies M58 and M90.
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 April 30–May 7, 2015

Large telescope:
Gamma (γ) Virginis
Large telescope:
Galaxies M58 and M90
Large telescope:
The Faberge Egg Galaxy (NGC 4605)