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Mizar in Ursa Major


Mizar with Alcor is a naked-eye double (though the real physics relation is uncertain).

Mizar itself is a double-double (!), with A/B a telescopic double, each one being a spectroscopic double (!!).

Taken with Olympus E-PL6 on Skywatcher 130PDS. (Failed to catch correct color)

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  • Taken with Olympus E-PL6
  • Focal Length 0 mm
  • Exposure Time 1000000/1000000
  • ISO Speed 800

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For completeness, here's the negative version, in which some people may guess diffraction spikes for Mizar B...


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