Polaris, a trio of open clusters, and spiral galaxy NGC 908

November 20–27, 2014: Polaris in Ursa Minor and a trio of open clusters in Perseus and Cassiopeia offer small-telescope owners nice views, while large-telescope owners can seek out spiral galaxy NGC 908 in Cetus.
By | Published: November 20, 2014 | Last updated on May 18, 2023

This week’s first small-telescope target, Polaris, is not only the North Star but also a double star.

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 20–27, 2014

Small telescope: Polaris
Small telescope: NGC 957, Czernik 8, and King 4
Large telescope: Spiral galaxy NGC 908