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Epsilon Lyrae

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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.

Additional Info

  • Constellation: Lyra
  • Right Ascension: 18h 44m 20.34589s
  • Declination: +39° 40′ 12.4533″
  • Distance (Lightyears): 162
  • Telescope: GSO 254mm RC
  • Camera: ZWO ASI071 OSC cmos
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