Open cluster NGC 1027, the Perseus Lenticular (NGC 1023), and the Fornax Dwarf
December 5–12, 2013: Open cluster NGC 1027 and friends in Cassiopeia make excellent targets small-telescope observers, while large-telescope owners can seek out the Perseus Lenticular (NGC 1023) and the Fornax Dwarf.
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 December 5–12, 2013
Open cluster NGC 1027
8-inch or larger telescope::
The Perseus Lenticular
8-inch or larger telescope:
The Fornax Dwarf