Alpha Canum Venaticorum (Struve 1692)

Observation Notes:

This double consists of a pale blue primary with an elusively colored companion. The secondary appeared slightly yellow-orange.

SubjectAlpha Canum Venaticorum (âˆ'1692)
ClassificationDouble Star
Position (J2000)Canes Venatici [RA: 12:56:02 / Dec: +38:19:05]*
Position Angle*228° (1822)
Separation*19.3" (1984)
Spectral Types*A0/F0
Date/TimeSEP 03, 2006 - 09:00 PM MST (SEP 04, 2006 - 04:00 UT)
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
TransparencyNELM Mag ~4.0
ReferencesThe Washington Visual Double Star Catalog, 1996.0 (Worley+, 1996); and Catalogue of Stellar Spectral Classifications (Skiff, 2005) via VizieR

*Based on published data.

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