Two open clusters in Cassiopeia, globular cluster NGC 7492, and spiral galaxy NGC 45

October 16–23, 2014: Open clusters NGC 129 and NGC 189 in Cassiopeia offer small-telescope owners nice views, while large-telescope owners can seek out globular cluster NGC 7492 in Aquarius and spiral galaxy NGC 45 in Cetus.
By | Published: October 16, 2014 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
This week’s first large-telescope target, globular cluster NGC 7492, liest 3.3° east of magnitude 3.3 Skat (Delta [δ] Aquarii).
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 October 16–23, 2014

Small telescope: Open clusters NGC 129 and NGC 189
Large telescope: Globular cluster NGC 7492
Large telescope: Spiral galaxy NGC 45