Psi-1 Piscium (Struve 88)

Observation Notes:

Color was pretty subtle here. The southern star was pale blue and the northern star picked up a greenish yellow appearance. Magnitudes of the two brightest stars were too similar to tell apart. A third fainter star appeared toward the east southeast.

SubjectPsi-1 Piscium (STF 88)
ClassificationMultiple Star
Position (J2000)Pisces [RA: 01:05:40.9 / Dec: +21:28:23]*
Position Angle*AB=159° (1832); AC=123° (1959)
Separation*AB=30.0" (1832); AC=92.6" (1959)
Magnitudes*A=5.31; B=5.53; C=11.2
Spectral Types*A=A1Vn; B=A0Vn; C=?
Date/TimeSEP 04, 2006 - 12:45 AM MST (SEP 04, 2006 - 07:45 UT)
Observing Loc.Flagstaff, AZ - Home
InstrumentOrion SVP 6LT Reflector (150 mm dia./1200 mm F/L)
Eyepieces/Mag.10 mm + 2X Barlow (240X)
ConditionsClear, calm
TransparencyNELM Mag ~4.0
ReferencesThe Washington Visual Double Star Catalog, 1996.0 (Worley+, 1996); Visual Double Stars in Hipparcos (Dommanget+, 2000); and SIMBAD via VizieR

*Based on published data.

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