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(IAAC) Obj: xi Sco (SAO) 1859665) - Inst: Orion 6" dobsonian



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Observer: William Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 7/17/00 11:51 pm CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 97 40)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 3.35 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Orion 6" dobsonian
Magnification: 32x, 48x, 72x, 120x, 98x 144x, 240x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): xi Sco (SAO) 1859665)
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Sco
Data: mag 5  size 
Position: RA 16:4  DEC -11:22
Description:
Took a while to find this. Eventually I just resorted to looking at
every star in the general area that was bright enough to be visible in
my finder. Not split at 32x, barely at 48x. Primary was a bright
yellow, the secondary possibly a faint blue. Separation 8, PA 50
(published 7.8, 47)
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