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(IAAC) Object: 61 Oph - Instrument: Reflector 4.25" f/7.9



Observer: Bernhard Rems
Your skills: Intermediate
Date and UT of Observation: 1996-06-17, 22:55 UT
Location: Vienna, Austria (48N)
Site classification: City
Limiting magnitude: 3.9+
Seeing: 4 - bad
Moon up: no
Instrument: Reflector 4.25" f/7.9
Magnification: 35x
Filters used: none
Object: 61 Oph
Category: Double star
Constellation: Oph
Data: mag.: 6.2, 6.6, Sep.:20.6, PA: 93o
RA/DE: 17h44m   02o35'
Description: A nice and easy double, just a little bit south and 4m west 
of Gamma Oph., it splits well with 35x in my scope. Both stars are 
withish, nearly aligned with the drift of the skies in the eyepiece. The 
brighter star is the preceeding one, but not much difference could be made 
out.
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