(IAAC) Obj: STF 1738 - 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  11:07 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 1738
Category: Multiple star.
Constellation: Vir
Data: mag 8.5-8.6  size 3.8"
Position: RA 130713:23  DEC -14:56
Fairly tigiht, but still I was able to split this at low power. The two appeared white to me. To the north is a very faint star, togedther with the pair the 3 form a very narrow triangle. To the south is a chain of 5 faint stars crossing the FOV. 
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