Open cluster NGC 1907, emission nebula NGC 1962, and spiral galaxy NGC 1832

December 24–31, 2015: Open cluster NGC 1907 in Auriga offers small-telescope owners nice views, while large-telescope owners can seek out emission nebula NGC 1962 in Dorado and spiral galaxy NGC 1832 in Lepus.
By | Published: December 24, 2015 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
To find open NGC 1907, look 0.8° north of magnitude 5.1 Phi (φ) Aurigae. The open cluster shines at magnitude 8.2 and measures 6′ in diameter.
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 December 24–31, 2015

Small telescope: Open cluster NGC 1907
Large telescope: Emission nebula NGC 1962
Large telescope: Spiral galaxy NGC 1832