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(IAAC) Obj: S 516 - Inst: Celestar 8" SCT, fork mount



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Observation Poster: William L. Schart <wschart@hot.rr.com>
Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 1/13/02 10:15 pm CST
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 600 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Celestar 8" SCT, fork mount
Magnification: 80x, 200x, 165x
Filter(s): 
Object(s): S 516
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Cmi
Data: mag   size Sep 61.5"-302"
Position: RA 06:19  DEC -24:59
Description:
A very wide system which I would tend to not have thought as being
related if I had just chanced on them. The layout reminds my of a
hockey stick. The closer pair I measured at Sep 59.6, PA 7.7d, the
wider pairing came in at Sep 300.2, PA 242.9 (both ave. 5 meas.).
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