Monthly Stargazing

Auriga is a lesser-known constellation neighboring Gemini and Taurus that is visible in the northern hemisphere during the winter months. The mythological character Auriga is based on is often depicted holding a female goat and her kids, along with the reins of a chariot.

This month’s challenge is to find, using your telescope, the three star clusters of Messier 37, 36 & 38, and, the Crab Nebula M1, in the constellation of Taurus.

Happy hunting!

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