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5 arcseconds to the west which, considering its low UK altitude, is challenging to see. An 8-inch or larger scope at 250-300x magnification should split them on a night of good to excellent seeing. The companion is often described as green due to the colour contrast between it and red supergiant Antares. � SEEN IT M4 Beautiful, mag. 3º west of Antares and is a fine sight in a telescope of any size. A 6-inch scope will show M4’s core to be rather irregular in brightness. One characteristic feature here is a line of slightly brighter stars that runs north-south across the core.

Representing the heart of Scorpius, it makes a great starting point for this month’s tour. At mag. 0, Antares is an easy naked-eye find. It has a blue-white mag. 5 arcseconds to the west which, considering its low UK altitude, is challenging to see. An 8-inch or larger scope at 250-300x magnification should split them on a night of good to excellent seeing. The companion is often described as green due to the colour contrast between it and red supergiant Antares. � SEEN IT M4 Beautiful, mag. 3º west of Antares and is a fine sight in a telescope of any size.

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