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



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Observer: William L.Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 3/23/2000 7:38 pm CST
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31, Elev 820)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Orion 6" Dob
Magnification: 48x, 98x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): alpha Leonis (Regulus)
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Leo
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
Very wide spaced double. The primary was a brilliant blue-white, but I
couldn't tell much about the secondary, as it was over-powered by
Regulus itself. I got a separation of 170', a little short of
published figures, and a PA of 305d, just short of the published 307d.
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