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Sky at Night
Editor Chris Bramley Art Editor Steve Marsh Production Editor Neil McKim News Editor Ezzy Pearson Staff Writer Iain Todd Reviews Editor Paul Money Her Excellency Sarah Al Amiri, Stuart Atkinson, Shaoni Bhattacharya, Jamie Carter, Charlotte Daniels, L
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Binocular Tour
Mizar (Zeta (ς) Ursae Majoris) and Alcor (80 Ursae Majoris), were once used as an eyesight test: if you couldn’t see two stars, you needed spectacles. They are easy to split in binoculars, and these also reveal a fainter (mag. +7.6) companion that ma
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Explainer
Giles Sparrow reveals the secrets of this intriguing stellar system in the Plough asterism Stars, like bobbies on the beat, have a tendency to come in pairs. Born in large clusters from collapsing clouds of interstellar gas, they’re gregarious by nat