Color was pretty subtle here. The southern star was pale blue and the northern star picked up a greenish yellow appearance. Magnitudes of the two brightest stars were too similar to tell apart. A third fainter star appeared toward the east southeast.
|Subject||Psi-1 Piscium (STF 88)|
|Position (J2000)||Pisces [RA: 01:05:40.9 / Dec: +21:28:23]*|
|Position Angle*||AB=159Â° (1832); AC=123Â° (1959)|
|Separation*||AB=30.0″ (1832); AC=92.6″ (1959)|
|Magnitudes*||A=5.31; B=5.53; C=11.2|
|Spectral Types*||A=A1Vn; B=A0Vn; C=?|
|Date/Time||SEP 04, 2006 – 12:45 AM MST (SEP 04, 2006 – 07:45 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)|
|Transparency||NELM Mag ~4.0|
|References||The Washington Visual Double Star Catalog, 1996.0 (Worley+, 1996); Visual Double Stars in Hipparcos (Dommanget+, 2000); and SIMBAD via VizieR|
*Based on published data.