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(IAAC) Obj: Chi Cyg - 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: 2005/08/04 6h04 UT
Location of site: Coaticook (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
Magnification: 
Filter(s): 
Object(s): Chi Cyg
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Cyg
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 19:51  DEC 32:56
Description:
In Cygnus, at ~ 6½ NW of Albireo. I see only the primary star, of yellow color, the secondary one is invisible at 9x. This star is well-known since it is a long period variable (408 days), of which the maximum occurred on last July 4th (magv = 3,3). I estimate his magnitude at ~ 6.
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