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(IAAC) Obj: theta 1 Ori - Inst: Orion 6" Dob



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Observer: William L.Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 1/9/00 11:00 PM CST
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31, Elev 820)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Orion 6" Dob
Magnification: 48x, 72x, 120x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): theta 1 Ori
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Ori
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
The four main members of the Trapezium, are clearly visible at
48x. The 3 brightest members appear white while the fourth appears
blue. Higher powers did not reveal any of the other members of this
group and due to time constraints, I did not attempt any measurements.
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