Open cluster NGC 6067, planetary nebula NGC 6072, and barred spiral galaxy NGC 5921

July 28–August 4, 2016: Open cluster NGC 6067 in Norma offers small-telescope owners nice views, while large-telescope owners can seek out planetary nebula NGC 6072 in Scorpius and barred spiral galaxy NGC 5921 in Serpens.
By | Published: July 28, 2016 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
Planetary nebula NGC 6072 in Scorpius sits 1.4° east-northeast of magnitude 4.2 Theta (θ) Lupi.
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 May 24–31, 2012

Small telescope: Open cluster NGC 6067
Large telescope: Planetary nebula NGC 6072
Large telescope: Barred spiral galaxy NGC 5921