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(IAAC) Obj: rho Her - Inst: Orion 6" dobsonian



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Observer: William Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: July 2, 2000 11:14 pm CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 97 40)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 3 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Orion 6" dobsonian
Magnification: 32x, 48x, 72x, 120x, 24x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): rho Her
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Her
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 172:24  DEC +37:
Description:
After some high, thin clouds moved through, I was able to locate this. Easily IDed by a nearby asterism of 3 stars with the brighter one flanked by the lesser 2. At 32x, no evidence of duplicity, at 48x, elongation, and at 72x, just barely split. The best split was at 240x.
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