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(IAAC) Obj: STF 1210 - 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: 3/4/02 8:26 pm CST
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 600 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Celestar 8" SCT, fork mount
Magnification: 80x, 160x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): STF 1210
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Hya
Data: mag 7.2-9.5  size 15.5
Position: RA 08:16  DEC 02:48
Description:
Wide spaced, with slightly over 2 mag difference, it was easily split at low power. Both appeared blue to me, although the color observed in the secondary may be a result of the influence of the primary. I measured the separation at 14.9, PA 109d (ave. 5 meas).
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