(IAAC) Obj: STF 1701 - 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: 6/2/02  10:43 pm CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 600 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 3.5 <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, 120x, 164x, 200x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): STF 1701
Category: Multiple star.
Constellation: Vir
Data: mag 7.5-9.5  size 21.6"
Position: RA 12:59  DEC 6:30
Another wide spaced pair with some magnitude difference. The primary was bluish-white and the secondary may be blue, but it is hard to tell. I measured the separation at 21.8, but some rather gusty winds are picking up, making it difficult to get a reliable measurement on the PA.
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