(IAAC) Obj: STT 64 - Inst: Celestar 8" SCT, fork mount

Observation Poster: William L. Schart <wschart@hot.rr.com>
Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 2/8/02 8:41 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: 78x, 160x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): STT 64
Category: Multiple star.
Constellation: Tau
Data: mag 6.8-9.7-8.9  size 3.3"-10.2"
Position: RA 03:50  DEC 23:51
The AC split was easy at low power. The A component was a nice blue, C was too faint to tell. AB proved much tougher. At low power there might have been a bump; at mid power there was a definate mis-shape here, however at high power I never really got a clean split, but occasionally I thought I could glimpse the C.
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