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PLEASURES OF THE TELESCOPE.

of Orion. Another star cluster worth a moment's attention is No. 1479, above and to the left of Sirius. We had better use the five-inch for this, as many of the stars are very faint. Not far away

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Map No. 3.

we find the double star μ, whose components are of the fifth and eighth magnitude, distance 2·8″, p. 343°. The small star is pale blue. Cluster No. 1512 is a pleasing object with our largest aperture. In No. 1511 we have a faint nebula remarkable for the rows