(IAAC) Obj: Graffias (Beta Sco) - Inst: 4.5" homemade Dobson reflector, f/8

  Observer: Ante Perkovic
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: August 20th 2003, 21.00h
Location of site: above Sevid, near Trogir, Croatia (Lat 43.5 N, Elev 200m)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: 4.5" Homemade Dobson reflector, f/8 ("babydob")
Magnification: 25x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): Graffias (Beta Sco)
Category: Multiple star
Constellation: Sco
Data: mag 2.6, 4.8  size 14"
Easily separated. A fainter star (Beta 2 Sco) is clearly visible next to 
much brighter Graffias (Beta 1 Sco).