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(IAAC) Obj: BU 126 - 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: 7/11/02  12:02 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): BU 126
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Oph
Data: mag 6.4-7.4  size 2.3"
Position: RA 17:20  DEC -17:45
Description:
This was elongated at low power and definately split at mid power. I would call these white, although the B star might have a tinge of yellow. There is a much fainter star I would estimate about 10 seconds in a PA of about 135 or so. Research shows that this pair has a C component at a separation of 11 in PA 141, at  mag 11.3.
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