Gamma Delphini (Struve 2727)

Sketch Refinement

Above is the cleaned up sketch that was submitted to Sky and Telescope for the September 2006 issue.

December 12, 2005 Observation

Observation Notes:

This was a beautiful yellow/white combo. The yellow star was the primary. PA appeared to be 280° with a separation about 9 diffraction rings apart, center-to-center (about 11.7"). The listed separation is 9.6", so I was over by 2".

SubjectDouble/Multiple Star: Gamma Delphini (STF 2727)
ClassificationDouble Star
PositionAries [RA: 20:46:42 / Dec: +16:07]*
Magnitudes*4.5, 5.5
Position Angle*268°
Date/Time09/12/05 - 11:35 PM
Observing Loc.Flagstaff, AZ - Home
InstrumentOrion SVP 6LT Reflector (150 mm dia./1200 mm F/L)
Eyepieces/Mag.10 mm + 2X Barlow (240X)
ConditionsClear, breezy, 55°F
TransparencyNELM Mag 4.8

*Based on published data.

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