From the June 2010 issue

Observing Basics web extra: Track down more Scorpius double stars

Use a "historical" text as your guide to the Scorpion's best stellar couplings.
By | Published: June 28, 2010 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
August 2010 WE Scorpius dbls
When Glenn Chaple wrote a monthly column about double stars for Deep Sky Monthly in the late 1970s, he drew out the accompanying star maps. This sketch pictures the double stars for Scorpius.
Glenn Chaple

In my August column, I wrote about the double stars of Scorpius and the best double star resources to help you with your observing. Writing the column reminded me of a time many years ago when I wrote another column about Scorpius doubles.