The Kids asterism, Pazmino’s Cluster, and the Flaming Star Nebula
December 20–27, 2012: The Kids asterism in Auriga is an excellent target
for naked-eye and binocular observers, Pazmino's Cluster (Stock 23) in Camelopardalis offers
small-telescope owners nice views, and large-telescope owners can seek out the Flaming Star Nebula (IC 405) in Auriga.
December 20, 2012
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.
The constellation Auriga is home to two of this week's observing targets: The Kids asterism and the Flaming Star Nebula (IC 405). Astronomy: Roen Kelly
Targets for December 20–27, 2012
Naked eye: The Kids asterism
Small telescope: Pazmino's Cluster (Stock 23)
Large telescope: The Flaming Star Nebula (IC 405)
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