(IAAC) Object: Epsilon Lyrae, Inst: 7x35's
Observer: Jonathan Wojack
Your skills: Beginning
Date and UT of Observation: 1997 July 13, 0202-0217
Location: 75.33.00 W 39.45.00N 100M elevation (Wilmington, DE,
Site classification: city
Limiting magnitude: (zenith) +4.5
Seeing: 5 out of 10, 100% clear
Moon up, phase: Yes, 1st quarter, setting
Filters used: None
Object: Epsilon, Epsilon1, and Epsilon2 Lyrae
Category: Double Stars
Data: Epsilon: 208" seperation, both magnitude +5. Epsilon1: 2.8"
seperation, magnitudes +5.5 and +6.5. Epsilon2: 2.2" seperation,
magnitudes +5 and +5.5.
RA/DEC: 18 hours, 42.7 minutes. 39 degrees and 37 minutes north
(Burnham's Celestial Handbook, Volume Two) .
Description: The classical double-double was easily found in
binoculars, although I only split Epsilon, of course. Quite
impressive in binoculars.