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Observation Poster: Stéphane Meloche <stephanemeloche@videotron.ca>
Observer: Stéphane Meloche
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 2005/02/06 05h40 UT
Location of site: St-Joseph-de-Coleraine (Qc) Canada (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
Object(s): Mekbuda (Zêta Gem)
Category: Multiple star.
Constellation: Gem
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 07:04  DEC 20:34
At ~12° S-W of Pollux. Very beautiful double star, each member of the couple is easily separate. Very similar to Nu Gem. The primary star is of color white-green and the secondary, although not very luminous, appears blue to me.
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