Open cluster NGC 3572, spiral galaxy NGC 3511, and elliptical galaxy NGC 3610

April 16–23, 2015: Open cluster NGC 3572 in Carina offers small-telescope owners a nice view, while large-telescope owners can seek out spiral galaxy NGC 3511 in Crater and elliptical galaxy NGC 3610 in Ursa Major.
By | Published: April 16, 2015 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
This week’s first large-telescope target, spiral galaxy NGC 3511, lies 2° west of Beta (β) Crateris.
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 April 16–23, 2015

Small telescope: Open cluster NGC 3572
Large telescope: Spiral galaxy NGC 3511
Large telescope: Elliptical galaxy NGC 3610