94 Aquarii (Struve 2998)

October 9, 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:

The primary star in this double is orange-yellow, with what is probably a white secondary. But the secondary appears dirty gray-violet in comparison. PA appears to be 360° with a separation of 14″. Actual PA is listed as 350° with a PA of 12.7″. (Woohoo!)

Subject Double/Multiple Star: 94 Aquarii (STF 2998)
Classification Double Star
Position Aquarius [RA: 23:19:06 / Dec: -13:28]*
Separation* 12.7″
Magnitudes* 5.3, 7.3
Position Angle* 350°
Date/Time 09/13/05 – 12:00 AM
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, breezy, 55°F
Seeing 5/10
Transparency NELM Mag 4.8

*Based on published data.