2012 – Stars

Some single stars and double stars, imaged by me in 2012. Click on any image to enlarge.

2012-03-30 Betelgeuse
2012-03-30 Betelgeuse – a red supergiant star in Orion, It has a diameter of 560 Suns!
2012-05-11 B-Crux Mimosa
2012-05-11 Becrux (Mimosa) – Variable Star in the Southern Cross
2012-05-11 A-Crux Double Star
2012-05-11 Acrux, a Double Star in Crux, Magnitudes 1.3 and 1.5
2012-05-11 Epsilon Norma SAO 226773 Double Star
2012-05-11 Epsilon Normae SAO 226773 – Double Star. Magnitudes 4.5 and 7.5, separation 22.8″.
2012-05-11 Gamma Volans SAO 256374 Double Star
2012-05-11 Gamma Volantis SAO 256373 – Double Star. Magnitudes 5.6 and 3.9, separation 14.4″
2012-05-11 k-Puppis SAO 174199 Double Star
2012-05-11 Kappa Puppis SAO 174199 – Double Star. Magnitudes 3.8 and 4.0, separation 9.9″
2012-05-11 Theta Musca SAO 252162 Double Star
2012-05-11 Theta Muscae SAO 252162 – Double star in Musca. Magnitudes 5.65 and 7.55. Separation 5.4″
2012-05-11 Beta Musca SAO 252019 Double Star
2012-05-11 Beta Muscae SAO 252019 – Double Star in Musca. Magnitudes 3.1 and 4.0. Separation 0.9″

All images © R.Powell


 

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