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


Observer: William Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 7/7/2000 11:24 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, 48x, 72x, 120x, 98x, 240x
Object(s): beta Sco
Category: Multiple star.
Constellation: Sco
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 16:12  DEC -19:
Easily split at any power. Both members appear blue to me.  Separation
is 16 (published 13.6), PA 19d (published 20d).
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