Open cluster NGC 744, the Fiddlehead Galaxy, and elliptical galaxy NGC 1201

November 27–December 4, 2014: Open cluster NGC 744 in Perseus offers small-telescope owners nice views, while large-telescope owners can seek out the Fiddlehead Galaxy (NGC 772) in Aries and elliptical galaxy NGC 1201 in Fornax.
By | Published: November 27, 2014 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
This week’s first large-scope object, the Fiddlehead Galaxy (NGC 772), lies a little more than 1° east of magnitude 4.5 Gamma (γ) Arietis.
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 November 27–December 4, 2014

Small telescope: Open cluster NGC 744
Large telescope: The Fiddlehead Galaxy (NGC 772)
Large telescope: Elliptical galaxy NGC 1201