Open cluster NGC 2818, spiral galaxy NGC 2964, and spiral galaxy NGC 2976

March 10–17, 2016: Open cluster NGC 2818 in Pyxis offers small-telescope owners a nice view, while large-telescope owners can seek out spiral galaxy NGC 2964 in Leo and spiral NGC 2976 in Ursa Major.
By | Published: March 10, 2016 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
Large-telescope target spiral galaxy NGC 2976 lies 1.4° south-southwest of a more-famous galaxy in Ursa Major, M81, also known as Bode’s Galaxy.
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 March 10–17, 2016

Small telescope: Open cluster NGC 2818
Large telescope: Spiral galaxy NGC 2964
Large telescope: Spiral galaxy NGC 2976