(IAAC) Obj: Alpha Canes Venetaci (Cor Coroli) - Inst: 220mm, f/5, Newtonian equatorial


Observer: Paul Haworth
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 1996 March 31 (Time not noted)
Location of site: Newton Ayciffe, Co. Durham (Lat +53, Elev 100m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 4.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: III <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: Major - gibbous or near object
Instrument: 220mm, f/5, Newtonian equatorial
Magnification: x183 
Filter(s): None
Object(s): Alpha Canes Venetaci (Cor Coroli)
Category: Multiple star
Constellation: CVn
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
A white primary with a hint of blue; the comes is a dull reddy brown.
PA estimated at 250degrees and separation at 15arcsec.  A nice,
attractive and easy pair; should be resolvable in a 3" easily.
This is the first of a series of observations to be posted made by the
BAA Student Group from 1996 onwards.  Visual estimations of PA and sep
are made; I can supply details of methods on request.
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