(IAAC) Obj: SH 73, nu Cma - Inst: Celestar 8" SCT fork mounbt

Observation Poster: William L. Schart <wschart@hot.rr.com>
Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 2/11/02  9:25 pm CST
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 600 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Celestar 8" SCT fork mounbt
Magnification: 80x, 120x, 200x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): SH 73, nu Cma
Category: Multiple star.
Constellation: CMa
Data: mag 5.7-8.5  size 17"
Position: RA 06:36  DEC -18:40
A nice color contrast of yellow for the brighter pair and blue for its companion. Easily split at low power, I measured this pair at 16.9", PA 264.7.
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