Two double stars in Crux, the Lost Galaxy, and the Leo cluster

July 14–21, 2016: Two double stars in Crux offer small-telescope owners nice views, while large-telescope owners can seek out the Lost Galaxy (NGC 4535) in Virgo and the Leo galaxy cluster.
By | Published: July 14, 2016 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
The Lost Galaxy (NGC 4535) lies 2.8° southwest of magnitude 4.9 Rho (ρ) Virginis.
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 May 10–17, 2012

Small telescope: Two double stars in Crux
Large telescope: The Lost Galaxy (NGC 4535)
Large telescope: The Leo cluster