(IAAC) Obj: epsilon Boo - Inst: Celestar 8" SCT, fork mount


Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 5/12/01 10:28 pm CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 600 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Celestar 8" SCT, fork mount
Magnification: 58x, 80x, 120x, 170x, 203x
Filter(s): nonne
Object(s): epsilon Boo
Category: Multiple star.
Constellation: Boo
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 14:45  DEC 27:4
A very bright primary with a much fainter companion. Only a suspicion
of elongation at low power, at lid power I thought I could make out a
bump on one side, which was confirmed with a split in the microguide.
Separation: 2.4", did not attempt PA.
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