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(IAAC) Obj: 42 Aur & 43 Aur - Inst: Vixen 9x63 binoculars



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Observation Poster: Stéphane Meloche <stephanemeloche@videotron.ca>
Observer: Stéphane Meloche
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 2005/02/04 04h 39 UT
Location of site: St-Joseph-de-Coleraine (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5,6 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing:  <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Vixen 9x63 binoculars
Magnification: 
Filter(s): 
Object(s): 42 Aur & 43 Aur
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Aur
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 06:18  DEC 46:27
Description:
At ~3½° E of Menkalinan (Bêta Aur). This double star is not very spectacular, considering the great separation between the components (450"). According to my estimate, the primary and secondary are the same magnitude and the 2 stars are white.
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