(IAAC) Re: [33-doubles] Obj: Struve 855 - Inst: Orion 6" Dob

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Date: Fri, 4 Feb 2000 08:40:47 -0500
From: Richard.Harshaw@carrier.utc.com (Richard Harshaw)
Subject: Re: [33-doubles] Obj: Struve 855 - Inst: Orion 6" Dob
To: Internet Amateur Astronomers Catalog <netastrocatalog@jovian.com>
Cc: 33-doubles@eGroups.com

     SAO 113509 is actuall the companion of STF 855.  The star you saw is 
     GSC 135:718.  

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Subject: [33-doubles] Obj: Struve 855 - Inst: Orion 6" Dob
Author:  anonymous NFS user <nobody@web.tiac.net> at Internet
Date:    2/3/00 11:08 PM

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Observer: William L.Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years) 
Date/time of observation: 2/2/00 10:13 pm CST
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31, Elev 820) 
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude> 
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)> 
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky 
Instrument: Orion 6" Dob
Magnification: 48x, 72x, 98x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): Struve 855
Category: Multiple star.
Constellation: Ori
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
A short hop away from 59. A pair of mag 6 and 7 stars. There is a fainter, about
mag 8 star about 2-3 times farther away forming what appears to be a triple 
system. This third star may be SAO 113509.(?) Separation is 30", PA 113d.
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