(IAAC) Obj: 7 Leonis - Inst: Orion 6" Dob

Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 4/21/99 10:31 pm CDT
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: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: Orion 6" Dob
Magnification: 32x, 98x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): 7 Leonis
Category: Multiple star.
Constellation: Leo
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Finally located this after several nights of trying.. Is part of a 5 star 
asterism I call “triangle and 2.” 7 & SAO 98683 fom the 2, while 98704, 98696, & 
98687 from the traingle. All this found by hopping from o Leonis.  Can be split 
with 32x. Separation 43”, PA 87d. Primary bluish white, while the secondary 
seemed more blulish.
Optional related URLs: http://members.tripod.com/~whuyss/33/33_leo.html
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