The Andromeda Galaxy, the double star Gamma Andromedae, and the Deer Lick Group

October 4–11, 2012: The Andromeda Galaxy (M31) is an excellent target for naked-eye and binocular observers, the double star Gamma (γ) Andromedae offers small-telescope owners nice views, and large-telescope owners can seek out the Deer Lick Group in Pegasus.
By | Published: October 4, 2012 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
Two of the three objects this week — the Andromeda Galaxy (M31) and the double star Gamma (γ) Andromedae — lie within the confines of the constellation Andromeda the Princess. Astronomy: Roen Kelly

Each week, Astronomy magazine Senior Editor Michael E. Bakich, a
master at explaining how to observe, posts a podcast about three or more
objects or events you can see in the sky.

Targets for October 4–11, 2012

Naked eye: The Andromeda Galaxy (M31)
Small telescope: The double star Gamma (γ) Andromedae
Large telescope: The Deer Lick Group in Pegasus