(IAAC) Obj: Eta Orion - Inst: 12.5 f8 Optical Craftsmen

Observer: Scott Hogsten
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 1/31/1998 - 23:30 EST
Location of site: Grove City Ohio (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 4 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 12.5 f8 Optical Craftsmen
Magnification: 100x - 500x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): Eta Orion
Category: Multiple star
Constellation: ORI
Data: mag 4, 5  size 1.5" separation
Position: RA 5:24  DEC -2:23
A more difficult pair than might be expected from the separation
1.5". At 100x I could not split this pair, at 200x I began to separate
them, at 500x they were well separated. I could not detect any color
in either of the pair.
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