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(IAAC) Obj: STF 1669 - Inst: 4.5" Orion SkyView Delux



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Observation Poster: Rob Wood <r_c_wood@orbitworld.net>
Observer: Rob Wood
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: June 15/02 10:00 pm CST
Location of site: Lake Jackson Tx (Lat 29N, Elev 14)
Site classification: Urban
Sky darkness: 7 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: 4.5" Orion SkyView Delux
Magnification: 33x, 66x, 100x, 200x
Filter(s): 
Object(s): STF 1669
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: CRV
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
STF 1669 was split at 100x. The pair have just about equal reported magnitudes at 5.17 and 5.19. The separation is estimated at 5 arc seconds, and  the PA is about 310 degrees. Both are yellow in colour. 
The 3rd star of the system is just visible at a PA of 235 degrees and a separation of 58 arc seconds. It is a 10th magnitude star and can best be seen at 200x. 
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