Northern Hemisphere

psi (9) draconis 5 A closer pair of 5th- and 6 th-magnitude stars, divisible with a small telescope.

NU (v) draconis 1 The faintest of the four stars in the dragon's head. An easy double, it consists of identical white components of 5th magnitude and is regarded as one of the finest doubles for binoculars.

psi (9) draconis 5 A closer pair of 5th- and 6 th-magnitude stars, divisible with a small telescope.

16 and 17 draconis H 5 A wide pair of stars, easily seen through binoculars. The brighter of the two, 17 Draconis, can be further divided by a small telescope with high magnification.

39 DRACoNIS 5 A star seen as a double through a small telescope with low magnification. High powers divide the brighter component into a closer pair of magnitudes 5.0 and 8.0.

NGC 6543 (CAT'S-EYE nebula) 5 A planetary nebula made famous by a Hubble Space Telescope image.

the cat's-eye nebula

Through a small telescope, the nebula appears blue-green, but CCD images such as this one bring out a red tinge in its outer regions.

the cat's-eye nebula

Through a small telescope, the nebula appears blue-green, but CCD images such as this one bring out a red tinge in its outer regions.

Cepheus Cephei (Cep)

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