Unformatted text preview: ula. Spectacular bright nebula. Best in telescope. Dist=1,300 light years.
Double Cluster in Perseus. NGC 869 & 884. Excellent in binoculars. Dist=7,300 ly.
Bright star cluster. 15+ stars in 7x binoculars. Dist=1,500 ly.
Dist=5,400 ly. Contains planetary NGC 2438 (Mag 11, d=65") - not associated.
Good eyesight or binoculars reveals 2 stars. Not a binary. Mizar has a mag 4 companion. Telescopic Objects
γ Virginis And
Vir Attractive double star. Bright orange star with mag 5 blue companion. Sep=9.8".
Impressive looking double blue-white star. Visible in a small telescope. Sep=7.8".
Red giant star (mag 2.5) with a blue-green mag 4.9 companion. Sep=2.8". Difficult to split.
Contains 500+ stars mag 10 & fainter. One of the oldest clusters. Dist=2,350 ly.
Compact nearly face-on spiral galaxy. Dist=15 million ly.
Whirlpool Galaxy. First recognised to have spiral structure. Dist=25 million ly.
Yellow star mag 3.4 & orange star mag 7.5. Dist=19 ly. Orbit=480 years. Sep=12".
Black-Eye Galaxy. Discovered by J.E. Bode in 1775 - "a small, nebulous star".
Ghost of Jupiter. Bright blue disk. Mag 11 central star. Dist=2,600 ly.
Superb pair of golden-yellow giant stars. Mags 2.2 & 3.5. Orbit=600 years. Sep=4.4".
Triple star. Mags 4.6, 5.0 & 5.4. Requires telescope to view arc-shape. Sep=7.3".
Christmas Tree Cluster. Associated with the Cone Nebula. Dist=2,450 ly.
Superb multiple star. 2 mag 7 stars one side, mag 9 star on other. Struve 761 triple in field.
Telescope easily shows two blue-white stars of almost equal brightness. Sep=9.9".
Crab Nebula. Remnant from supernova which was visible in 1054. Dist=6,500 ly.
Beautiful spiral galaxy visible with binoculars. Easy to see in a telescope.
Close to M81 but much fainter and smaller.
Superb pair of mag 3.5 yellow-white stars. Orbit=169 years. At their closest in 2005.
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