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(IAAC) Obj: Alpha Herculis - Inst: 8" f/6 newtonian alt-az mount



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Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 8/15/1998  21.45 UT
Location of site: Alphen ad Rijn, Holland (Lat 52.09 N, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: II-III <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8" f/6 newtonian alt-az mount
Magnification: 98X, 203X
Filter(s): none
Object(s): Alpha Herculis
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Her
Data: mag 2.8  size 4".8
Position: RA 17:14  DEC +14:23
Description:
Difficult double to split at 98X but easy at 203X during moments of good seeing.
Both stars appeared red to orange to me.
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