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(IAAC) Obj: Struve 848 - Inst: Orion 6" Dob



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Observer: William L.Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 2/13/00 9:20 pm CST
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31, Elev 820)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: Orion 6" Dob
Magnification: 32x, 48x, 72x, 98x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): Struve 848
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Ori
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
At 32x forms a fairly tight Y-shaped group of four stars. The mag 12.5 component is not visible. Working up the powers, I thought I could see it at 72x. Separations: A to the junction of the Y: 30; A to the other top of the Y, 40; A to the bottom of the Y, about 80. I did not attempt any PA measurements tonight.
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