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(IAAC) Obj: Delta Boo - Inst: Vixen 9x63 binoculars



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Observation Poster: Stéphane Meloche <stephanemeloche@videotron.ca>
Observer: Stéphane Meloche
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 2005/04/10 5h45 UT
Location of site: Ste-Catherine-de-Hatley, Québec, Canada (Lat 45.4542°, Elev 316 m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5,6 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing:  <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Vixen 9x63 binoculars
Magnification: 
Filter(s): 
Object(s): Delta Boo
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Boo
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 15:16  DEC 33:18
Description:
In Bootes, at ~7½° SE of Nekkar (Bêta Boo). Superb double star, the components are easily split. What makes this double star so spectacular, it is the contrast of color. The primary staris gold and the secondary is white. Very beautiful object!
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