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(IAAC) Obj: STF-88 - Inst: 4.5" Orion SkyView Delux



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Observation Poster: Rob Wood <r_c_wood@orbitworld.net>
Observer: Rob Wood
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 1/6/02 20:25 CST
Location of site: Lake Jackson Tx (Lat 29N, Elev 14)
Site classification: Urban
Sky darkness: 6 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 4.5" Orion SkyView Delux
Magnification: 33x, 66x, 100x, 200x
Filter(s): 
Object(s): STF-88
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Psc
Data: mag 5.6  size 
Position: RA 01:13  DEC +07:35
Description:
STF88, also known as Psi 1 Piscium. I located this one by centering my
fov on Beta Arietus, and then moving the scope approximately 10
degrees West until I came to a row of 3 5th magnitude stars. STF88 is
the most northerly of the trio. This is an easy pair to split. The
recorded separation is 30 arc seconds, with a PA of 159 degrees. The
stars are just about identical in magnitude (5.6, 5.8) and both appear
as white in colour.
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