Open cluster King 14, the Southern Pinwheel Galaxy, and the Pacman Nebula

November 6–13, 2014: Open cluster King 14 in Cassiopeia offers small-telescope owners nice views, while large-telescope owners can seek out the Southern Pinwheel Galaxy (NGC 300) in Sculptor and the Pacman Nebula (NGC 281) in Cassiopeia.
By | Published: November 6, 2014 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
This week’s first large-telescope target, the Southern Pinwheel Galaxy (NGC 300), lies 2.2° east-northeast of magnitude 5.8 Lambda (λ) Sculptoris.
Astronomy: Roen Kelly

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

Targets for November 6–13, 2014

Small telescope: Open cluster King 14
Large telescope: The Southern Pinwheel Galaxy (NGC 300)
Large telescope: The Pacman Nebula (NGC 281)