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In The Eyepiece In February


Interesting objects to observe this month! 

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Object(s) Class Con RA Dec Mag
M48 Open Cluster Hydra 08h13m46.1s -0547'08" 5.5
Castor Multiple Star Gemini 07h34m35.9s +3153'18" 1.6
Struve 1127 Multiple Star Camelopardus 07h47m00.4s +6403'07" 6.8
M47 Open Cluster Puppis 07h36m36.0s -1428'45" 4.3
M67 Open Cluster Cancer 08h51m26.1s +1148'43" 7.4
M46 and NGC 2438 Open Cluster + Planetary Nebula Puppis 07h41m47.8s -1448'06" 6.6
Eskimo/Clown Face Planetary Nebula Gemini 07h29m10.8s +2054'42" 9.9
NGC 2477 Open Cluster Puppis 07h52m16.8s -3831'48" 5.7
NGC 2440 Planetary Nebula Puppis 07h41m55.4s -1812'31" 10.8
Focus On Thor's Helmet Diffuse Nebula Canis Major 07h18m36.0s -1312'00" 10?
Gemini Nebula Planetary Nebula Gemini 07h25m34.7s +2929'26" 13.0
Hourglass Planetary Nebula Monoceros 07h09m22.5s -0048'24" 11.8
NGC 2419 Globular Cluster Lynx 07h38m11.0s +3853'11" 11.0
The Integral Sign Galaxy Galaxy Camelopardus 07h11m22.6s +7150'10" 13.1
Abell 31 Planetary Nebula Cancer 08h54m11.4s +0854'30" 12.2
The Medusa Planetary Nebula Gemini 07h28m59.2s +1315'16" 11.3
M 1-18 Planetary Nebula Puppis 07h42m04.2s -1421'20" 14.0
Coordinates are epoch 2000.0

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