Xi Bootis (Struve 1888)

Observation Notes:

This was a pale yellow primary with a dull red-orange secondary. They appeared to be separated by about 5 1st-diffraction ring radii.

SubjectXi Bootis (âˆ'1888)
ClassificationDouble Star
Position (J2000)Bootes [RA: 14:51:23.4 / Dec: +19:06:01]*
Position Angle*321° (1997)
Separation*6.7" (1997)
Magnitudes*4.7 / 7.0
Spectral Types*-
Date/TimeSEP 03, 2006 - 10:15 PM MST (SEP 04, 2006 - 05:15 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); Double Star Measurements (Alzner, 1998) via VizieR

*Based on published data.

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