Constellation: Lyra
Right Ascension: 18h 44m 20.34589s
Declination: +39° 40′ 12.4533″
Distance: 162 ly
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Epsilon Lyrae is a a true binary star system with an orbit that is measured in hundred of thousands of years to complete an orbit. In addition, each star is also a binary star that can only be split using higher powers. For this reason, it is often called the Double Double star. In addition an even closer in star has been detected around one of the stars.

 

Telescope: GSO RC10
Camera: ZWO A071 Color