Features Of Interest

GAMMA (y) EQUULEI 1 A wide double star with components of 5th and 6th magnitudes, easily divisible with binoculars. The two stars are not related.

1 EQUULEI 5 A 5th-magnitude star with a 7th-magnitude companion visible through small telescopes. On some maps, this star is also labeled as Epsilon (e) Equulei. The brighter star is, in fact, a true binary, having a faint second companion with an orbital period of 100 years. The stars are too close to be separated with a small aperture.

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