(IAAC) Obj: eta Cas - Inst: Orion 6" Dob

Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 8/10/98 11:35 pm CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 N, Elev 600 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 3 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Major - gibbous or near object
Instrument: Orion 6" Dob
Magnification: 48x, 72x, 120x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): eta Cas
Category: Multiple star.
Constellation: Cas
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
A nice pair. Even though they are close together and about 4 mags 
different was easily split even with the low power. I have seen 
this described as gold and purple, but the dimmer member appeared 
distinctly orange to me tonight.
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