The Coma Berenices star cluster, the Stargate asterism, and spiral galaxy M99

March 28–April 4, 2013: The Coma Berenices star cluster is an excellent target for naked-eye and binocular observers, the Stargate asterism in Corvus offers small-telescope owners nice views, and large-telescope owners can seek out spiral galaxy M99 in Coma Berenices.
By | Published: March 28, 2013 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
The constellation Coma Berenices is home to two of this week’s targets — the Coma Berenices star cluster (Melotte 111) and spiral galaxy M99. // 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 March 28–April 4, 2013

Naked eye: The Coma Berenices star cluster
Small telescope: The Stargate asterism
Large telescope: Spiral galaxy M99