The extinct constellation Musca Borealis, open cluster Collinder 464, and spiral galaxy NGC 2403

January 10–17, 2013: The extinct constellation Musca Borealis the Northern Fly is an excellent target for naked-eye and binocular observers, open cluster Collinder 464 in Camelopardalis offers small-telescope owners nice views, and large-telescope owners can seek out spiral galaxy NGC 2403 in Camelopardalis.
By | Published: January 10, 2013 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
Two of the three objects this week — open cluster Collinder 464 and spiral galaxy NGC 2403 — lie within the confines of the constellation Camelopardalis the Giraffe. 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 January 10–17, 2013

Naked eye: The extinct constellation Musca Borealis
Small telescope: Open cluster Collinder 464
Large telescope: Spiral galaxy NGC 2403