n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - The useful triangle : deep-sky delights

Volume 71, Issue 3_4
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



One thing that is as clear as starlight is the fact that many of the stars form triangles in the night sky. Whether the stars are faint or bright, seen with the naked eye, binoculars or through a telescope, the observer will find many triangles. The best-known by far, and pre-eminently the most outstanding, is the Triangulum Australe constellation, which definitely displays the shape most excellently.

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