The double star Kurhah, open cluster NGC 7380, and barred spiral galaxy NGC 7582

October 3–10, 2013: The double star Kurhah in Cepheus is an excellent target for binocular observers, open cluster NGC 7380 in Cepheus offers small-telescope owners nice views, and large-telescope owners can seek out barred spiral galaxy NGC 7582 in Grus.
By | Published: October 3, 2013 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
You’ll find two of this week’s observing targets in the constellation Cepheus: the double star Kurhah (Xi [ξ] Cephei) and open cluster NGC 7380.
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 October 3–10, 2013

Binoculars: The Double Star Kurhah (Xi [ξ] Cephei)
Small telescope: Open cluster NGC 7380
Large telescope: Barred spiral galaxy NGC 7582