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(IAAC) Obj: 40 Dra, 41 Dra - Inst: 8" Discovery DHQ dob



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Observation Poster: Tom Campbell <softech@iolaks.com>
Observer: Tom Campbell
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 11:30pm CDT
Location of site: Iola, KS (Lat 37d 55m, Elev 1020')
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 9 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8" Discovery DHQ dob
Magnification: 49X, 81X, 122X, 188X, 305X
Filter(s): None
Object(s): 40 Dra, 41 Dra
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Dra
Data: mag 5.7, 6.1  size 
Position: RA 18:00.2  DEC +80:00
Description:
This double is fairly tight. It can be split at 49X, but looks much
better at 81X. The components are of similar magnitude. The brighter
one is yellow-white, and the dimmer one is white with perhaps a tinge
of blue. They are the brightest stars in the field, making for a nice
view.
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