Pi Boötis (Struve 1864)

Observation Notes:

This appeared as a pale blue primary with a subtly colored secondary that seemed to be off-white in color. The were separated by about 5 1st-diffraction-ring radii.

SubjectPi Bootis (âˆ'1864)
ClassificationDouble Star
Position (J2000)Bootes [RA: 14:40:43.5 / Dec: +16:25:06]*
Position Angle*109° (1988)
Separation*5.6" (1988)
Magnitudes*5.0 / 5.9
Spectral Types*-
Date/TimeSEP 03, 2006 - 10:10 PM MST (SEP 04, 2006 - 05:10 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) via VizieR

*Based on published data.

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