(IAAC) Obj: Struve 427 - Inst: 8" F/6 Dobsonian

Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 2/10/1999  19.10 UT
Location of site: Alphen ad Rijn, Netherlands (Lat 52.09N, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: II <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8" F/6 Dobsonian
Magnification: 49X, 98X, 203X, 244X
Filter(s): none
Object(s): Struve 427
Category: Multiple star.
Constellation: Tau
Data: mag 7.3  size 6".8
Position: RA 03:40  DEC +28:46
Loacated near the Pleiades, this double forms a triangle with two other stars
of about the same brightness. It was just split at 98X and more easily seen
at 203X. Both stars appeared white to me.
Optional related URLs: http://home.wxs.nl/~geldo006/home.html
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