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(IAAC) Obj: gamma Aries - Inst: Orion 6" Dob



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Observer: William L. SChart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 11/1/99 8:20 pm CST
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31d, Elev 600')
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Orion 6" Dob
Magnification: 32x, 48x, 72x, 98x, 196x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): gamma Aries
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Aru
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
Tight double, not split at 32x, although elongation detected. Split at 48x. PA is 
0-180 degrees, as both members are equally bright, impossible for me to determine 
which is the primary. Separatior is 9, measured with the aid of the barlow.
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