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Night Sky Sights

A Deep-sky Hippity-hop through Lepus, the Hare

Snare a dozen bright double stars and deep-sky objects in the celestial Hare the next clear night. We also provide details on how to watch the potentially hazardous asteroid Apophis occult a star the night of February 21st.

Night Sky Sights

Treasure Hunting in the Hall of the Deep-Sky King

Cepheus, the King, has hidden his treasure well but not so much that curious amateurs can't find more than enough to stuff their pockets.

Explore the Night with Bob King

Double Date with a Dragon

For your enjoyment, a diverse selection of double stars in Draco for small and medium telescopes.

Orion's Belt by Bob King

Double Stars

A Winter Night's Sojourn in Orion's Belt

Orion's Belt is a magnetic sight on February nights. Take the bait and revel in a bounty of double and multiple stars, nebulae, and more.

Explore the Night with Bob King

Fishing for Double Stars in Pisces

Pisces, that sprawling constellation of faint stars easy to ignore, holds a treasure trove of double stars for small telescopes.

Astrophotography with Jerry Lodriguss

Shooting Doubles

Photographing double stars is easy and can be done with most any telescope. Chances are you may already have the tools to do it today.

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