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(IAAC) Obj: 14 Ori - Inst: Celestar 8" SCT, fork mount



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Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 4/03/01 8:39 pm CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 600 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 2 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Major - gibbous or near object
Instrument: Celestar 8" SCT, fork mount
Magnification: 58x, 80x, 120x, 170x, 203x, 240x, 406x
Filter(s): nonne
Object(s): 14 Ori
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Ori
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 05:08  DEC 08:30
Description:
Examined at all powers, including the barlow. Best view was with the
17mm/barlow combo (240x). Definitely elongated and occasionally I
thought I saw a sliver of black, but certainly a figure 8. Color was
yellow.
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