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The False Comet, open cluster M23, and globular cluster M69

June 27–July 4, 2013: The False Comet in Scorpius is an excellent target for naked-eye and binocular observers, open cluster M23 in Sagittarius offers small-telescope owners nice views, and large-telescope owners can seek out globular cluster M69, also in Sagittarius.
RELATED TOPICS: OPEN CLUSTERS | GLOBULAR CLUSTERS
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Two of this week's observing targets — open cluster M23 and globular cluster M69 — lie in the constellation Sagittarius. // 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 27–July 4, 2013

Naked-eye: The False Comet
Small telescope: Open cluster M23
Large telescope: Globular cluster M69

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