July 27, 2017

AstroChallenge: Beta Monocerotis: A True Triple.

Beta Monocerotis: A finder chart. (Created by Author in StarryNight & Paint).

This week, we’d like to turn your attention towards an interesting object in an often overlooked constellation; Monceros. Sandwiched between the flashier constellations of Orion and Canis Major, this rambling constellation sports an interesting multiple star that should be part of your spring repertoire; Beta Monocerotis. [Read more...]