The Butterfly Cluster (M6), globular cluster M107, and spiral galaxy NGC 6207

June 6–13, 2013: The Butterfly Cluster (M6) in Scorpius is an excellent target for naked-eye and binocular observers, globular cluster M107 in Ophiuchus offers small-telescope owners nice views, and large-telescope owners can seek out spiral galaxy NGC 6207 in Hercules.
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Globular cluster M107 lies 2.7° south-southwest of magnitude 2.6 Zeta (ζ) Ophiuchi // Astronomy: Roen Kelly // 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 June 6–13, 2013

Naked-eye: The Butterfly Cluster (M6)
Small telescope: Globular cluster M107
Large telescope: Spiral galaxy NGC 6207