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Lesson Tag: Serpens

The Eagle Nebula (M16)

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size Eagle Nebula (M16) Emission Nebula 18h 18m 48s -13° 47′ 00″ Serpens +6.4 35′ x 28′ Overview We all became understandably fixated with Jupiter and Saturn in the summer. This month, they still present a pleasing view, which means many of us will have the Teapot asterism …

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Globular Cluster, M5

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size Messier 5 Globular Cluster 15h 18m 33s +02° 04′ 52″ Serpens +5.7 23.0 arcminutes Overview Object number 5 in the Messier object looks good in telescopes of all sizes. In fact, with a clear and very dark sky, we can see this ball of stars with the …

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