(IAAC) Obj: 9 Aur (Negative report) - Inst: Vixen 9x63 binoculars

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Sat Mar 5 21:31:31 EST 2005


Observation Poster: Stéphane Meloche <stephanemeloche at videotron.ca>

Observer: Stéphane Meloche
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 2005/02/05 04 04 UT
Location of site: St-Joseph-de-Coleraine (Qc) Canada (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5,6 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing:  <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Vixen 9x63 binoculars
Object(s): 9 Aur (Negative report)
Category: Multiple star.
Constellation: Aur
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 05:07  DEC 51:26
At ~6° N of Capella. Although the secondary star is quite distant of the primary, I am not able to split it with my binoculars. The great difference in magnitude between the components is important (the primary star is 39x more luminous than the secondary). The primary star is white-yellow.
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