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Monthly Targets - Northern hemisphere - March

M53 - Globular ClusterThis beautiful cluster of stars can be found in the constellation of Coma Berenices at a distance of about 60,000 light years.
M101 - The Pinwheel GalaxyM101 is a face-on spiral galaxy over 20 million light years away in the constellation of Ursa Major.

Monthly Targets - Southern hemisphere - March

30 Dor30 Doradus, also known as the Tarantula Nebula is a star-forming region in the southern sky. 
NGC 3132 - Planetary NebulaThis pretty planetary nebula is found in the constellation of Vela and is also known as the Eight-Burst nebula. It lies at a distance of about 2000 light years.