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Gamma Arietis (Mesartim) double star

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mellowgeorge

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Nearly full moon made it so hard to orient to the night sky. Orion was the only one I can recognize so I starhopped away from the moon to Aries.

Was able to split Gamma Arietis (7.7" apart) with my 3" reflector and 12mm EP.

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kniclander

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nice sketch. like the diffraction spikes. try gamma andromeda (I think it's gamma....) which is a really nice coloured double :(
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DarkerSky

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Nice split. That's a double I've not seen before. Really like that :(
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