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(IAAC) Obj: 11 Scorpio - Inst: Orion 6" dobsonian



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Observer: William Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 7/21/00 11:32 pm CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 97 40)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Orion 6" dobsonian
Magnification: 32x, 48x, 72x, 98x, 120x, 144x, 240x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): 11 Scorpio
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Sco
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 16:7  DEC -12:44
Description:
Very tight double made even more difficult by the faintness of the
secondary. Found by hopping from Xi Sco and STF1999. Primary is blue,
but the secondary was too faint to tell - just a tiny little dot
located on the west side. Using a hex mask helped some here.
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