From the September 2007 issue

Phil Harrington’s binocular universe: Strum the Harp

September 2007: See some of the great objects housed in the constellation Lyra.
By | Published: September 1, 2007 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
The brilliant stellar sapphire Vega (Alpha [α] Lyrae) sparkles high in the west this month. Famous as the fifth-brightest star in the night sky, Vega’s dazzling glow punches through even severe light pollution. You simply can’t miss it!