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Best in telescope dist1300 light years double cluster

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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 Andromedae γ Arietis ε Boötis M67 M94 M51 η Cassiopeiae M64 3242 γ Leonis β Monocerotis 2264 σ Orionis k Puppis M1 M81 M82 γ Virginis And Ari Boo Cnc CVn CVn Cas Com Hya Leo Mon Mon Ori Pup Tau UMa UMa 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. The Evening Sky Map (ISSN 1839-7735) Copyright © 2000–2014 Kym Thalassoudis. All Rights Reserved....
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