(IAAC) Obj: h 589 - 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: 7/10/02  11:42 pm CDT
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, 120x, 165x, 200x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): h 589
Category: Multiple star.
Constellation: Oph
Data: mag 8.4-8.7  size 10"
Position: RA 17:11  DEC -24:57
A nice little colon in the sky. It is rather faint to make out any color. I measured the separation at 9.9 and the PA at 302 (ave of 5 meas).
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