38 Geminorum -- Double Star in Gemini
A Fine Double Star – 38 Geminorum
The constellation Gemini has more than its share of enjoyable double stars.  One that I believe
is not visited enough is 38 Geminorum.  This striking bright-yellow star along with its blue
companion is a pleasing 7.0 arcseconds apart, putting it in the sweet zone of not so far apart
to lose the feeling that you are looking at a binary star and yet separated enough that it does
not challenge the skill of the observer or limit the size of the telescope needed.  It is therefore –

Sometimes, I am in the mood of just enjoying a Celestial Object without the need for special
filters, averted-vision or eye-strain.  Colorful double stars like 38 Geminorum fit the bill nicely.