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(IAAC) Obj: Struve 1895 - Inst: Celestar 8" SCT, fork mount



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Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 5/26/01 9:36 pm CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 600 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 3.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: Celestar 8" SCT, fork mount
Magnification: 58x, 80x, 120x, 170x, 203x
Filter(s): nonne
Object(s): Struve 1895
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Boo
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 14:57  DEC 40:09
Description:
A wide spaced but faint pair. Easily split at any power. They appeared
blue to me. The separation I got at 14" and the PA about 45. This was
more of an estimate than an actual measurement, as the faintness made
it difficult for me to see when it was centered.
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