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(IAAC) Obj: Bu 190ab - 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 8:58 pm CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 600 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 3 <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
Filter(s): nonne
Object(s): Bu 190ab
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Ori
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 5:13  DEC 1:58
Description:
Appears as a member of a wide-spaced pair along with Struve 692.
Together they are located to the east of a triangular asterism. This
is the slightly fainter of the two pairs and appeared blue to me.
However, I cannot in good conscience claim to have seen even an
elongation of this.
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