Special Object:

VELA

Gamma Velorum



This hot star (not too far from another similar object, zeta Puppis) is a binocular double, with streams of stars going North and South. The Southern stream terminates in an open cluster.

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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