3 December 2019: New galaxy observations in Aries by Dale Holt

1 December 2019: New Galaxy, Double Star, and Picture of the Month. Scroll down to take a look.

22 November 2019: New observation of our November Galaxy of the Month by Dale Holt

1 November 2019: New observation of NGC 52 by Dale Holt

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Picture of the Month: Abell 6 and HFG1 in Cassiopeia

The Planetary Nebulae Abell 6 and HFG1 in Cassiopeia by David Ratledge
This image was provided by David Ratledge

A pair of planetary nebulae this month, though one is only passing through. Both are relatively large and a challenge visually, but narrowband brings a wealth of detail.

Galaxy of the Month: NGC 1888 and Arp 123 in Lepus

This image of Arp 123 was provided by the Pan-STARRS1 Survey
Image credit: Pan-STARRS1 Survey

An interacting pair of galaxies this month which will always be low in the sky for northern observers. Possible in larger scopes and there are additional challenges nearby for those that need them.

Object of the Season: M 108 in Ursa Major

Image credit: European Southern Observatory (ESO)
Image credit: Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS)

Wolfgang Steinicke would appreciate your observations of M 108 for his Object of the Season column in the Deep-Sky Observer.

Double Stars of the Month: 14 Aur and BU 311

Thumbnail image of a finder chart for the double star 14 Aur in Auriga
Image credit: created with Cartes du Ciel

This month Bob's got a bright pairing in Auriga that's more complex than it seems, and a serious challenge for larger telescopes in Eridanus.