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(IAAC) Obj: Epsilon Ori - Inst: 10" F4.8 Equatorial mount GP/DX



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Observation Poster: Barry Sharpe <barry.sharpe@btinternet.com>
Observer: Barry Sharpe
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 29th December 2001 22:12UT
Location of site: Welwyn Garden City (Lat 53:27:00, Elev 02:31:00)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Great - full or very near object
Instrument: 10" F4.8 Equatorial mount GP/DX 
Magnification: 25mm @ 10mm
Filter(s): None
Object(s): Epsilon Ori
Category: Other.
Class: Star
Constellation: Orion
Data: mag 1.70  size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
Failed to split Epsilon Ori, in 25mm or 10mm eyepiece. It is a blue star, and i
can see a total of 22 stars in my FOV under 25mm eyepiece. The 22 stars seem 
fairly evenly spaced throughout the eyepiece. I note a nice halo of light that
surrounds Epsilon Ori plus the star holds magnification particularly well.
But no luck with splitting the star.  
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