Open cluster NGC 7261, globular cluster 47 Tucanae, and Bond’s Galaxy (NGC 7793)

October 10–17, 2013: Open cluster NGC 7261 in Cepheus is an excellent target for binocular observers, open cluster 47 Tucanae in Tucana offers small-telescope owners nice views, and large-telescope owners can seek out Bond's Galaxy (NGC 7793) in Sculptor.
By | Published: October 10, 2013 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
Globular cluster 47 Tucanae, also known as NGC 104, is one of the sky’s standout deep-sky objects. One of the sky’s greatest celestial pairings occurs where it and the Small Magellanic Cloud align in Tucana.
Astronomy: Roen Kelly

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Targets for October 10–17, 2013

Binoculars: Open cluster NGC 7261
Small telescope: Globular cluster 47 Tucanae (NGC 104)
Large telescope: Bond’s Galaxy (NGC 7793)