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(IAAC) Obj: Struve 1083 - Inst: Orion 6" Dob



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Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 1/121/01 8:19 pm CST
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31, Elev 600)
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" Dob
Magnification: 48x, 72x, 120x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): Struve 1083
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Gem
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
Near delta is a triangular asterism formed by 63, 61, and 56 Gem. 1083 is located inside this, near to 61. Barely split at 48x,, but easily split at 72x. Primary seems to be Y but I wasn’t sure about the secondary. Often it seemed Y but occasionally (dare i say it) it seemed green. No measurement attempted.
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