Deep-Sky Objects in Gemini
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Deep-Sky Objects in Gemini

October 16, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Gemini is the 30th biggest of the 88 recognized constellations and the 8th biggest of the zodiacal constellations, taking up an area of 514 square degrees of the northern celestial hemisphere. The brightest star in […]

The Crab Nebula
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Deep-Sky Objects in Taurus

October 16, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Taurus is the 10th biggest of the 88 recognized constellations, and the 6th biggest of the zodiac constellations, taking up an area of 797.25 square degrees of the northern celestial hemisphere. The brightest star in […]

NGC 772
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Deep-Sky Objects in Aries

October 14, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Aries is the 39th biggest of the 88 recognized constellations, and the second smallest of the zodiacal constellations, taking up an area of just 441 square degrees of the sky. The brightest star in the […]

Star Facts: Deneb Algedi
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Star Facts: Deneb Algedi

October 14, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Deneb Algedi (Delta Capricorni) is a binary system in the zodiac constellation Capricornus which has a combined apparent magnitude of +2.81, making it the brightest star in the constellation. Located about 39 light years away […]

CGCG 436-030
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Deep-Sky Objects in Pisces

October 11, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Pisces is the 14th biggest constellations in the night sky, and the 4th biggest of the zodiac constellations, taking up an area of 889.417 square degrees of the northern sky, between latitudes +90° and -65°. […]

HCG 87
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Deep-Sky Objects in Capricornus

October 10, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Capricornus, the 40th largest constellation, is the smallest of the 12 zodiac constellations, covering an area of just 414 square degrees of the southern sky between latitudes +60° and -90°. The most luminous star in […]

Messier 2
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Deep-Sky Objects in Aquarius

October 5, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Aquarius is the night sky’s 10th largest constellation, and in terms of zodiac constellation is second in size only to Virgo. Its most luminous star is Sadalsuud, a yellow supergiant situated 540 light years from […]

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