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(IAAC) Obj: nu Sco - Inst: Orion 6" dobsonian



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Observer: William Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 7/7/2000 11:39 am CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 97 40)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 3 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: Orion 6" dobsonian
Magnification: 32x
Filter(s): 
Object(s): nu Sco
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Sco
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 16:12  DEC -19:
Description:
Easily split even at low power. Primary is yellow, secondary is
blue. At high power I see some evidence the secondary itself is
double, this was confirmed with the aid of the barlow. Separation is
40, PA 336d (published 41", 336d).
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