Southern Hemisphere

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GAMMA (y) CORONAE AUSTRALIS 5 A challenging binary. An aperture of 4 in (100 mm) is needed to separate the two 5th-magnitude stars. Their orbital period is 122 years. Currently they are slowly moving apart as seen from Earth, making them easier to see separately.

KAPPA (k) CORONAE AUSTRALIS 5 An unrelated pair of 6th-magnitude stars easily separable with small telescopes.

NGC 6541 K 5 A modest globular cluster visible in binoculars and small telescopes, about one-third the apparent width of a full moon.

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