Regulus, Bode’s Galaxy (M81), and spiral galaxy NGC 2903
February 27–March 6, 2014: The 1st-magnitude star Regulus in Leo is an excellent target for naked-eye and binocular observers, Bode's Galaxy (M81) in Ursa Major offers small-telescope owners stunning views, and large-telescope owners can seek out spiral galaxy NGC 2903 in Leo.
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Targets for February 27–March 6, 2014
Regulus (Alpha [α] Leonis)
Bode's Galaxy (M81)
Spiral galaxy NGC 2903