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(IAAC) Obj: STF 644 - 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: 2/9/02  8:22 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, 120x, 160x, 200x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): STF 644
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Aur
Data: mag 6.80-7.03  size 1.6"
Position: RA 05:10  DEC 37:18
Description:
A challenging pair of yellow mag 6 stars. Not much could be seen at low power, at mid power it was elongated, and barely but definitely split at high power. With 3 other dimmer stars, forms an almost pointed trapezoid asterism. 
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