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Dist114 ly cepheid prototype mag varies between 35 44

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Unformatted text preview: Cepheid prototype. Mag varies between 3.5 & 4.4 over 5.366 days. Mag 6 companion. Multiple star system with 6 components. 3 stars visible in telescope. Dist=52 ly. With Castor, the twin sons of Leda in classical mythology. Dist=34 ly. Brightest star in Leo. A blue-white star with at least 1 companion. Dist=77 ly. The brightest star in Orion. Blue supergiant star with mag 7 companion. Dist=770 ly. One of the largest red supergiant stars known. Diameter=300 times that of Sun. Dist=430 ly. Famous eclipsing binary star. Magnitude varies between 2.1 & 3.4 over 2.867 days. The Seven Sisters. Spectacular cluster. Many more stars visible in binoculars. Dist=399 ly. Large V-shaped star cluster. Binoculars reveal many more stars. Dist=152 ly. Brightest star in Taurus. It is not associated with the Hyades star cluster. Dist=66.7 ly. The North Pole Star. A telescope reveals an unrelated mag 8 companion star. Dist=433 ly. Easily Seen with Binoculars M31 M38 M36 M37 M44 M3 M41 Mel 111 M35 M48 γ Leporis 2232 2244 M50 Cr 69 M42 Double Cluster M47 M46 Mizar & Alcor And Aur Aur Aur Cnc CVn CMa Com Gem Hya Lep Mon Mon Mon Ori Ori Per Pup Pup UMa The Andromeda Galaxy. Most distant object visible to naked eye. Dist=2.5 million ly. Stars appear arranged in "pi" or cross shape. Dist=4,300 ly. About half size of M38. Located in rich Milky Way star field. Dist=4,100 ly. Very fine star cluster. Discovered by Messier in 1764. Dist=4,400 ly. Praesepe or Beehive Cluster. Visible to the naked eye. Dist=590±20 ly. Easy to find in binoculars. Might be glimpsed with the naked eye. First recorded observation by Aristotle in 325 BC as "cloudy spot". Dist=2,300 ly. Coma Berenices. 80 mag 5-6 stars in 5 deg. Dist=288 ly. Age=400 million years. Fine open cluster located near foot of the twin Castor. Dist=2,800 ly. 12+ stars in 7x binoculars. Triangular asterism near centre. Dist=1,990 ly. Visible with binoculars. Gold & white stars. Mags 3.6 & 6.2. Dist=30 ly. Sep=96.3". A large scattered star cluster of 20 stars. Dist=1,300 ly. Surrounded by the rather faint Rosette Nebula. Dist=5,540 ly. Visible with binoculars. Telescope reveals individual stars. Dist=3,000 ly. Lambda Orionis Cluster. Dist=1,630 ly. The Great Orion Neb...
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