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Ptolemy’s Cluster (M7), globular cluster M14, and the Draco Dwarf (UGC 10822)

June 13–20, 2013: Ptolemy's Cluster (M7) in Scorpius is an excellent target for naked-eye and binocular observers, globular cluster M14 in Ophiuchus offers small-telescope owners nice views, and large-telescope owners can seek out the Draco Dwarf (UGC 10822) in Draco.
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Ptolemy's Cluster (M7) lies 4.7° east-northeast of the two bright stars that mark the scorpion's stinger, magnitude 1.6 Lambda (λ) and magnitude 2.7 Upsilon (υ) Scorpii. // Astronomy: Roen Kelly // 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 June 13–20, 2013

Naked-eye: Ptolemy's Cluster (M7)
Small telescope: Globular cluster M14
Large telescope: The Draco Dwarf (UGC 10822)

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