September 2010
Amateur Astronomy Magazine;Fall2010, Issue 67, p18
The article describes the stars, galaxy and globular cluster (GC) that can be found in the constellation Boötes. Stars include the orange giant star (GS) Alpha Boötis which has a mass similar to the Sun, the yellow GS Delta Boötis which has a magnitude of 3.5, and the double star Epsilon Boötis. The NGC 5466 GC has the same appearance with NGC 7492 in Aquarius. The spiral galaxy NGC 5248 is bright, large and has a very bright nucleus.


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