Ptolemy’s Cluster (M7), globular cluster M14, and the Draco Dwarf (UGC 10822)

June 13–20, 2013: Ptolemy's Cluster (M7) in Scorpius is an excellent target for naked-eye and binocular observers, globular cluster M14 in Ophiuchus offers small-telescope owners nice views, and large-telescope owners can seek out the Draco Dwarf (UGC 10822) in Draco.
By | Published: June 13, 2013 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
Ptolemy’s Cluster (M7) lies 4.7° east-northeast of the two bright stars that mark the scorpion’s stinger, magnitude 1.6 Lambda (λ) and magnitude 2.7 Upsilon (υ) Scorpii. // Astronomy: Roen Kelly // Astronomy: Roen Kelly

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Targets for June 13–20, 2013

Naked-eye: Ptolemy’s Cluster (M7)
Small telescope: Globular cluster M14
Large telescope: The Draco Dwarf (UGC 10822)