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(IAAC) Obj: STF 752 (iota Orionis) - Inst: 12.5" Binocular Newtonian



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Observer: Dan Duriscoe
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 1/15/01 10:32:00 PM PST
Location of site: Pinehurst, CA (Lat 36.7 N, Elev 4000')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.3 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: III <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 12.5" Binocular Newtonian
Magnification: 100x
Filter(s): 
Object(s): STF 752 (iota Orionis)
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: ORI
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
BL-WH,BL  VERY BRILLIANT PRIMARY, ICY BLUE WHITE
SECONDARY COOL SAPHIRE BLUE  BEAUTIFUL STAR ON THIS WAVY NIGHT JUST AFTER A STORM CLEARED IN A WONDERFUL FIELD.  ALSO SEEN STF 747 (BL-WH AND BLUE WIDE DOUBLE) 8' SW AND NGC 1980, LOOSE, BRIGHT STAR CLUSTER, ALL 30' S OF TRAPEZIUM AND ORION NEBULA.  THIS LOVELY FIELD IN THE BINOCULAR SCOPE WOULD BE A WONDER ANYWHERE IN THE SKY IF IT WERE NOT SO NEAR THE GREAT ORION NEBULA.
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