Struve 747


October 18, 2006: To help provide a consistent style for my double star sketches, the above sketch is a digital update to the original sketch.

Observation Notes:

These 2 stars appear blue and are the brightest in the field.

Subject Struve 747 (ADS 4182)
Classification Double Star
Position Orion [RA: 05 35 02.7 / Dec: -06 00 07.3]*
Separation* 35.7″
Magnitudes* 4.8, 5.7
Position Angle* 223°
Date/Time JAN 17, 2005 – 11:35 PM (JAN 18, 2005 – 0635 UT)
Observing Loc. Flagstaff, AZ – Home
Instrument Orion SVP 6LT Reflector (150 mm dia./1200 mm F/L)
Eyepieces/Mag. 10 mm + 2X Barlow (240X)
Conditions Clear, cool (38°F), 1st quarter Moon

Seeing 3-4/10 Pickering
Transparency Mag 5.2 NELM

*Based on published data.

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