The constellation Sextans, the Cigar Galaxy (M82), and spiral galaxy NGC 3077
March 6–13, 2014: The faint constellation Sextans the Sextant is an excellent target for naked-eye and binocular observers, the Cigar Galaxy (M82) in Ursa Major offers small-telescope owners stunning views, and large-telescope owners can seek out spiral galaxy NGC 3077, also in Ursa Major.
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Targets for March 6–13, 2014
The constellation Sextans
The Cigar Galaxy (M82)
Spiral galaxy NGC 3077