Re: (IAAC) Obj: STF 517 - Inst: Celestar 8" SCT, Fork mount

William, I always enjoy your double star observations, but they would have an increased relevance if you could include the seperation in all the records, in this way I can compare instrument performance etc! what do you think?
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Subject: (IAAC) Obj: STF 517 - Inst: Celestar 8" SCT, Fork mount


Observation Poster: William L. Schart <wschart@hot.rr.com>

Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 12/17/01 9:38 pm CST
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 600 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Celestar 8" SCT, Fork mount
Magnification: 78x, 120x
Object(s): STF 517
Category: Multiple star.
Constellation: Tau
Data: mag   size
Position: RA 04:16  DEC 00:27
Another tough pair tonight. About the same separation as the last pair but more mag difference. This pair is part of a large, inverted Y-shaped asteriksm of 9 stars, located near the junction. The other stars are much fainter. The color of this pair is white.
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