Open cluster NGC 1027, the Perseus Lenticular (NGC 1023), and the Fornax Dwarf

December 5–12, 2013: Open cluster NGC 1027 and friends in Cassiopeia make excellent targets small-telescope observers, while large-telescope owners can seek out the Perseus Lenticular (NGC 1023) and the Fornax Dwarf.
By | Published: December 5, 2013 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
You’ll find the Perseus Lenticular (NGC 1023) 1.2° south-southwest of the magnitude 4.9 star 12 Persei.
Astronomy: Roen Kelly

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Targets for December 5–12, 2013
Small telescope:
Open cluster NGC 1027
8-inch or larger telescope:: The Perseus Lenticular
8-inch or larger telescope: The Fornax Dwarf