Phil Harrington binocular universe (February 2007 online extra)
In addition to those discussed in this month's column, here are a few more to try for over the next month.
Orion is overflowing with great binocular targets.
Mintaka, the westernmost belt star, is a wide, bright double star tailor made for binoculars. Binoculars will unveil a 2nd-magnitude primary paired with a 6th-magnitude companion. Both shine perfectly white.