From the December 2007 issue

Phil Harrington’s binocular universe: Winter’s swarming fireflies

December 2007: This season's sky gem contains challenging targets for binocular observers.
By | Published: December 1, 2007 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
Many a night I saw the Pleiads / Rising thro’ the mellow shade / Glitter like a swarm of fire-flies / Tangled in a silver braid. —Alfred Lord Tennyson, Locksley Hall