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(IAAC) Obj: 111 Tau - 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: 2006/01/04 5h58 UT
Location of site: Coaticook (Qc), Canada (Lat , Elev )
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): 111 Tau
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: Tau
Data: mag 5.0 + 8.0  size 
Position: RA 05:25  DEC 17:23
Description:
At ~ 5° SW of Zeta Tau. This double star is part of a small star regrouping very similar to Hyades, but smaller.  In fact, this small cluster is Cr 65.  Other very beautiful double star, similar to 88 Tau and Tau Tau.  The components are observed individually without difficulties at 9x.  The primary star is white and the secondary is too weak to determine its color.
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