PhotographerFernando Roquel Torres
Location of photoCaguas, Puerto Rico
Date/Time of photo8/28/2013
EquipmentMeade LX90, Canon PS A590 IS
DescriptionAlbireo (Binary Star). It is located in the constellation of Cygnus at 385 light years away. Albireo A (Orange) is formed by two stars. The largest is an orange giant 950 times more luminous than our Sun and 50 times bigger than the sun diameter. Albireo B (Bluish) is 190 times more luminous than our Sun and is expelling gas due to its rapid rotation.