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In The Eyepiece In January


Interesting objects to observe this month! 

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Object(s) Class Con RA Dec Mag
M35 & NGC 2158 Open Cluster Gemini 06h08m51.9s +24°20'28" 5.6
M38 Open Cluster Auriga 05h28m39.4s +35°50'24" 6.8
Sigma Ori Multiple Star Orion 05h38m44.8s -02°36'00" 3.8
M37 Open Cluster Auriga 05h52m22.3s +32°32'40" 6.2
The Trapezium Multiple Star Orion 05h35m16.5s -05°23'23" 5.1
NGC 2017/HR 1944 Multiple Star Lepus 05h39m16.2s -17°50'58" 6.4
Beta Mon Multiple Star Monoceros 06h28m49.1s -07°01'59" 3.8
NGC 2112 Open Cluster Orion 05h53m52.2s +00°23'32" 9.1
IC 418 Planetary Nebula Lepus 05h27m28.2s -12°41'50" 10.7
NGC 1931 Open Cluster Auriga 05h31m24.8s +34°15'12" 10.1
IC 2149 Planetary Nebula Auriga 05h56m23.9s +46°06'17" 11.2
NGC 1893 & IC 410 Open Cluster in Nebula Auriga 05h22m41.1s +33°23'49" 7.8
M50 Open Cluster Monoceros 07h03m12.3s -08°19'28" 7.2
The Crab Nebula Diffuse Nebula Taurus 05h34m30.0s +22°01'00" 8.4
NGC 2022 Planetary Nebula Orion 05h42m06.2s +09°05'10" 12.4
Hubble's Variable Nebula Reflection Nebula Monoceros 06h39m12.0s +08°44'00" --
H 3-75 Planetary Nebula Orion 05h40m44.8s +12°21'16" 13.9
IC 421 Galaxy Orion 05h32m14.8s -07°55'01" 12.3
NGC 1999 Diffuse/Dark Nebula Orion 05h36m24.0s -06°43'00" --
The Horsehead Diffuse/Dark  Nebula Orion 05h41m00.0s -02°27'00" --
Abell 12 Planetary Nebula Orion 06h02m21.4s +09°39'07" 13.9
IC 443 Diffuse Nebula Gemini 06h17m48.0s +22°49'00" 12.0
The Cone Nebula Open Cluster Monoceros 06h41m03.2s +09°53'07" 4.1
NGC 2242 Planetary Nebula Auriga 06h34m07.4s +44°46'37" 15.2
K 2-2 Planetary Nebula Monoceros 06h52m28.4s +09°58'17" 12.5
Coordinates are epoch 2000.0

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