Re: (IAAC) 33 doubles in Scorpius

Luis Arg|elles wrote:

> Hi,
> Thinking about the posibilities that the Internet bring us, I've designed an international observing project named "33 doubles in Scorpius".
> The goal is to log observations of the 33 easiest doubles in Scorpius as listed in Burnham's Celestial Handbook.
> Of course, if you want to participe, you don't need to observe all the 33 stars. I plan to divide the whole number among respondants, so finally I expect that every observer only need to log about 5 stars.
> You only would need to log the following data:
> Location
> Time of observation
> Telescope used
> Magnifications used
> Observing notes: ie, coloration, aspect, impressions, and so on
> If you are interested, please, send me an e-mail noting what scope do you own because if your telescope is for example a 70 mm. aperture one I can't assign you a double with 1.5" component's separation. Also don't forget to send me the latitude of your observing location: if you live for example in Berlin I can't assign you the southern stars of the constellation.
> Finally, I'll build up a Web page with the results. If you are interested, please e-mail me at:
> cygnus@hsoft.es
> Clearest skies:
> Luis Arguelles


I'll give your project a try.

Location: ASH Naylor Observatory, Lewisberry, PA  40.1d N, 76.9d W
Instruments: 17" f/15 classical Cassegrain, 12.5" f/6.5 Cave Newtonian

Dave Mitsky

P. S.  As a matter of fact I observed Nu and Beta Scorpi last week.