(IAAC) Obj: Mizar & Alcor - Inst: Jason 60mm refractor, altaz tripod


Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 5/17/97 10:00 p.m. CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31o 5m, Elev 91o 47')
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness:  <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing:  <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: Jason 60mm refractor, altaz tripod
Magnification: 40x, 64x, 2x barlow
Filter(s): none
Object(s): Mizar & Alcor
Category: Multiple star.
Constellation: UMa
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
I found some of my very first observations and have filled in what I
can - I wasn't using this form back then. This is in contrast to my
recent observation of this double star. With my first scope, I
couldn't split Mizar at all.
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