Open cluster NGC 103, globular cluster NGC 288, and elliptical galaxy NGC 147

October 30–November 6, 2014: Open cluster NGC 103 in Cassiopeia and globular cluster NGC 288 in Sculptor offer small-telescope owners nice views, while large-telescope owners can seek out elliptical galaxy NGC 147 in Cassiopeia.
By | Published: October 30, 2014 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
Two of this week’s targets, open cluster NGC 103 and elliptical galaxy NGC 147, lie in the constellation Cassiopeia.
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 October 30–November 6, 2014

Small telescope: Open cluster NGC 103
Small telescope: Globular cluster NGC 288
Large telescope: Elliptical galaxy NGC 147