Special Object:


T Pyxidis

As a rule you will not see a 'double star' at the centre of this picture! The star to the left is normally invisible with binoculars, for it is T Pyxidis, a "recurrent nova" which every few years, brightens from magnitude 14 to rival its 8th magnitude companion.

Binocular Astronomy (ToC)

Table of Contents

Andromeda to Bootes
Camelopardus to Cygnus
Delphinus to Gemini
Hercules to Lyra
Monoceros to Orion
Pegasus to Piscis Austrinus
Sagitta to Sextans
Taurus to Vulpecula
Antlia to Crux
Dorado to Lupus
Mensa to Octans
Pavo to Pyxis
Reticulum to Volans

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