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(IAAC) Obj: gamma Leonis (Algieba) - Inst: Orion 6" Dob



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Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 4/3/99 11:18 pm CST
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 N, Elev 600 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 3.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Major - gibbous or near object
Instrument: Orion 6" Dob
Magnification: 48x, 98x
Filter(s): 
Object(s): gamma Leonis (Algieba)
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Leo
Data: mag 2.5  size 
Position: RA 10:19  DEC 19:50
Description:
Mistakenly assumed this trio to be a system. Later research using Redshift 2.0 
indicated that the actual companion to Algieba to be a very close one that I did 
not see during this observation. Algieba is very yellow.
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