Alpha Librae (SHJ 186)

Observation Notes:

This is a very wide double and looks great at low power. The primary was pale blue with a dull orange secondary.

SubjectAlpha Librae (SHJ 186)
ClassificationDouble Star
Position (J2000)Libra [RA: 14:50:52.6 / Dec: -16:02:30]*
Position Angle*314° (1823)
Separation*231" (1823)
Magnitudes*2.75 / 5.15
Spectral Types*A3IV / F4IV
Date/TimeSEP 03, 2006 - 08:30 PM MST (SEP 04, 2006 - 03:30 UT)
Observing Loc.Flagstaff, AZ - Home
InstrumentOrion SVP 6LT Reflector (150 mm dia./1200 mm F/L)
Eyepieces/Mag.32 mm (37.5X); 10 mm + 2X Barlow (240X)
ConditionsPartly cloudy, calm
TransparencyNELM Mag ~4.0
ReferencesThe Washington Visual Double Star Catalog, 1996.0 (Worley+, 1996) via VizieR

*Based on published data.

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