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Two Cancer double stars, spiral galaxy NGC 2841, and spiral galaxy NGC 3169

April 10–17, 2014: Two double stars in the constellation Cancer offer small-telescope owners nice views, while large-telescope owners can seek out spiral galaxy NGC 2841 in Ursa Major and spiral galaxy NGC 3169 in Sextans.
RELATED TOPICS: DOUBLE STARS | GALAXIES
Cancer
Seek out the double stars Zeta (ζ) and Iota (ι) Cancri in your spring night sky.
Astronomy: Roen Kelly
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 April 10–17, 2014
Small telescope:
Double stars Zeta and Iota Cancri
Large telescope: Spiral galaxy NGC 2841
Large telescope: Spiral galaxy NGC 3169

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