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(IAAC) Obj: gamma Cygni - Inst: Orion 6" dobsonian



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Observer: William Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 7/25/00 1:05 am CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 97 40)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Orion 6" dobsonian
Magnification: 120x
Filter(s): Orion ULtrablock
Object(s): gamma Cygni
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Cyg
Data: mag 2, 10; sep 142", PA 196o
Position: RA 20:22  DEC +40:16
Description:
Succeded in splitting this tonight using both the hex mask and the LPR
filter to control glare from the primary. There is apparently a faint
third member located about 145" at roughly PA 170-180d - this star
was too faint to really get an accurate measurement.
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