"Southern Sky View From Aruba."

Davis, John
September 2009
Amateur Astronomy Magazine;Fall2009, Issue 63, p25
The article highlights the objects that can be seen in the Southern skies from the southern tip region of Aruba. According to the author, the second brightest star, Canopus, can be found in the southwest sky below Sirius. He recounts viewing the Tarantula Nebula H-II gas cloud which he states is easily viewable despite having a distance of 165,000 light years. He adds that the NGC 2451 star cluster and its neighbor NGC 2477 can be viewed northwest of the second magnitude Naos.


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