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Although visible with the naked eye, the nebula is much smaller and fainter than
M42, its spectacular neighbor to the south. The Great ... Sometimes described as
"greenish," when viewed through a small telescope it seems to be fan-shaped.
This small sky picture has been subdivided into Northern and Southern Scales,
but the main figure is a simple ... class-F white subgiant gravitationally bound at a
separation of 3 minutes 51 seconds and suitable for the small telescope.
A moderate-sized telescope best reveals their striking color contrast. At the very
wide separation of 34.3 seconds, the components are 400 billion miles apart; if
circled by a planet, each star would appear only as a very tiny bright disk in the ...
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This book combines several different methods of discussing the constellations and offers hints for locating them and some of their more notable stars. Further, it gives the mythological background for ... Read full review
one Two Bears and a Dragon
two Ursa Major and Ursa Minor
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