The Yin-Yang Cluster (NGC 659), open cluster NGC 559, and barred spiral galaxy NGC 672

November 13–20, 2014: The Yin-Yang Cluster (NGC 659) and open cluster NGC 559 in Cassiopeia offer small-telescope owners nice views, while large-telescope owners can seek out barred spiral galaxy NGC 672 in Triangulum.
By | Published: November 13, 2014 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
This week’s large-telescope target, barred spiral galaxy NGC 672, lies 2.4° south-southwest of Mothallah (Alpha [α] Trianguli).
Astronomy: Roen Kelly

Each week, Astronomy magazine Senior Editor Michael E. Bakich, a master at explaining how to observe, posts a podcast about three objects or events you can see in the sky.

Targets for November 13–20, 2014

Small telescope: The Yin-Yang Cluster (NGC 659)
Small telescope: Open cluster NGC 559
Large telescope: Barred spiral galaxy NGC 672