n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Deepsky delights




Extracted from text ... 78 mnassa vol 64 nos 3 & 4 observer's page: deepsky delights When the constellation of Carina makes her appearance this time of year, in the south-east and at the foot of Vela and Puppis, she brings with her a sense of deep enchantment. Make use of this opportunity to explore the deepsky - it promises to be a wonderful experience. Open clusters are the easiest deep sky objects to study, and NGC 3114 was one of my first memorable objects in Carina. To find the cluster is easy enough: start with the two easternmost stars of the False Cross ..


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