Three double stars in Orion, open cluster NGC 1528, and spiral galaxy NGC 1532

December 25, 2014–January 1, 2015: Three double stars in Orion and open cluster NGC 1528 in Perseus offer small-telescope owners nice views, while large-telescope owners can seek out spiral galaxy NGC 1532 in Eridanus.
By | Published: December 25, 2014 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
You’ll find three sets of small-scope double stars in Orion this week: Delta (δ), Lambda (λ), and Sigma (σ) Orionis.
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 December 25, 2014–January 1, 2015

Small telescope: The double stars Delta, Lambda, and Sigma Orionis
Small telescope: Open cluster NGC 1528
Large telescope: Spiral galaxy NGC 1532