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Photographer:

Fernando Roquel Torres

Email:

roqueltechnologies@gmail.com

Location of Photo:

Caguas, Puerto Rico

Date/Time of photo:

8/28/2013

Equipment:

Meade LX90, Canon PS A590 IS

Description:

Albireo (Binary Star). It is located in the constellation of Cygnus at 385 light years away. Albireo A (Orange) is formed by two stars. The largest is an orange giant 950 times more luminous than our Sun and 50 times bigger than the sun diameter. Albireo B (Bluish) is 190 times more luminous than our Sun and is expelling gas due to its rapid rotation.

Website:

roqueltechnologies.blogspot.com

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