Category: Double Stars

Gamma Delphini

Gamma Delphini

  Gamma Delphini is a well-known and celebrated double star, quite a gem in the late-summer sky. This image was captured with the Celestron C14″, part of the Virtual Telescope Project, with a set...

Porrima, Gamma Virginis

Porrima, Gamma Virginis

  This is a quite outstanding image! it shows the star Porrima, (the Gamma Virginis) one of the most appreciated double stars in the sky. At this epoch, the stars are very close each...

Izar, Epsilon Bootis

Izar, Epsilon Bootis

  Izar, epsilon Bootis, is one of the most celebrated double stars in the sky. It was also called “Pulcherrima” (in latin, “the most beautiful” by Wilhem von Struve. This amazing image captures this...

Alrisha, Alpha Piscium

Alrisha, Alpha Piscium

  Alrischa, the alpha in Pisces, is a very close binary star. This image was captured with the Celestron C14″, part of the Virtual Telescope Project. The OTA in installed on a Paramount ME mount, by...

Albireo, Beta Cygni

Albireo, Beta Cygni

Albireo is perhaps the most observed double star in the sky. This is because os its amazing colors. This image was captured with the Celestron C14″, part of the Virtual Telescope Project, with a set...

Almach, Gamma Andromedae

Almach, Gamma Andromedae

The wonderful Gamma Andromedae – Almach – shining with marvelous colors. This image was captured with the Celestron C14″, part of the Virtual Telescope Project, with a set of color filters. The OTA in installed...

WZ Cassiopeiae

WZ Cassiopeiae

  Here it is a superb red star, imaged by Gianluca Masi. He did find it by chance, while randomly surfing the skies. As you can see, it is part of a superb double...

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