8 Lacertae (Struve 2922)

Observation Notes:

There was a lot of color in this beautiful star-filled view. The primary took on a green color with a blue secondary. Further to the south was a faint, possibly red-orange component. At the west end of the view was another, brighter blue star.

Subject 8 Lacertae (STF 2922)
Classification Multiple Star
Position (J2000) Lacerta [RA: 22:35:52.2 / Dec: +39:38:03]*
Position Angle* AB=185° (1831); AC=168° (1866); AD=144° (1858); AE=239° (1928)
Separation* AB=22.4″ (1831); AC=48.6″ (1964); AD=81.7″ (1968); AE=336.6″ (1928)
Magnitudes* A=5.73; B=6.48; C=10.5; D=9.06; D=7.24
Spectral Types* A=B2Ve; B=B2V; C=?; D=A0; E=F0
Date/Time SEP 04, 2006 – 12:15 AM MST (SEP 04, 2006 – 07:15 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, calm

Seeing 6/10
Transparency NELM Mag ~4.0
References The Washington Visual Double Star Catalog, 1996.0 (Worley+, 1996) and SIMBAD via VizieR

*Based on published data.

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