Albireo

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Eclipse
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Albireo

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I had my first view of Albireo (beta Cygni) tonight. Wow it knocked my socks off, beautiful bright, wide double, the two stars of distinctly different colours (orange and blue). Currently very close to the zenith at civilised observing times. Recommended.
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Re: Albireo

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It isn't known for sure if this double is a true double, but the yellow component is a binary in its own right.
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Re: Albireo

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And a nice binocular object to boot :)
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