Sigma Cassiopeiae (Struve 3049)

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:

This is the closest AL Double I've observed so far. Both stars were white. The secondary appeared to sit at 330° PA, and a distance of about 2.5 diffraction rings from the maybe that's about 2.5"? Listed values from the AL double star list are 326° and 3".

SubjectSigma Cassiopeiae (Struve 3049)
ClassificationTriple Star
PositionCassiopeia [RA: 23:59:00 / Dec: +55:45]*
Magnitudes*5.0, 7.1
Position Angle*326°
Date/Time08/13/05 - 11:45 PM
Observing Loc.Flagstaff, AZ - Home
InstrumentOrion SVP 6LT Reflector (150 mm dia./1200 mm F/L)
Eyepieces/Mag.10 mm + 2X Barlow (240X)
ConditionsPartly cloudy, calm, 55°F
TransparencyNELM Mag 5.8

*Based on published data.

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