Phil Harrington binocular universe (February 2007 online extra)
In addition to those discussed in this month's column, here are a few more to try for over the next month.
December 21, 2006
|Orion is overflowing with great binocular targets. |
Mintaka, the westernmost belt star, is a wide, bright double star tailor made for binoculars. Binoculars will unveil a 2nd-magnitude primary paired with a 6th-magnitude companion. Both shine perfectly white.
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