There’s a beautiful double star visible at the foot of the Northern Cross, easily seen in a small telescope the next clear September evening. Instead of one star, you will see two, one blue and there other gold.Its name is Albireo, more technically called Beta Cygni. Albireo is one of the most popular binary, or double stars because it is so colorful and accessible. There are hundreds within reach of a small telescope, and even binoculars. Some are even triple stars.To find Albireo, […]

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