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(IAAC) Obj: Algorab (Alpha Crv) - Negative report - 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: 2005/04/09 4h34 UT
Location of site: Ste-Catherine-de-Hatley, Québec, Canada (Lat 45.4542°, Elev 316 m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5,2 <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): Algorab (Alpha Crv) - Negative report
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Crv
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 12:30  DEC -16:32
Description:
In Corvus, the left higher corner of the quadrilateral form of this constellation. As the primary star is ~ 100 times more brilliant than the secondary, I had little hope to separate this one. As envisaged, I did not succeed, the secondary remains invisible. The primary star is white.
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