For the Observer

The Stars of Summer

Alpha Microscopium (20h 49.5m -33°46') is a 4.9 magnitude star. It is also a double star, the companion having a magnitude of 9.5.

Gamma Microscopium (21h 01.1m -32°15') is a 4.6 magnitude yellow G class star. It is 230 light years distant.

Epsilon Microscopium (21h 17.5m -32°10') is a 4.7 magnitude white class A2 star.

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Kathy Miles, Author, and Chuck Peters, Systems Administrator