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(IAAC) Obj: Struve 1886 - Inst: Celestar 8" SCT, fork mount



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Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 5/12/01 10:42 pm CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 600 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Celestar 8" SCT, fork mount
Magnification: 58x, 80x, 120x, 170x, 203x
Filter(s): nonne
Object(s): Struve 1886
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Boo
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 14:446  DEC 9:38
Description:
A wide spaced pair - it looks like you could drive a Mac truck through
them. Some difference in magnitude, with the brighter one appearing
orange and the fainter one blue. Separation: 7.5", PA; 228.9 (average
of 5 measurements).
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