Iota Cancri (Struve 1268)

Observation Notes:

Iota Cancri was a wide double with a brilliant yellow primary and a rich blue secondary. The PA appeared to be 315° (actual WDS value is 307°). Separation looked like about 55 arc seconds, but the WDS value is actually 30.4 arc seconds.

SubjectIota Cancri (STF 1268)
ClassificationDouble Star
Position (J2000)[RA: 08:46:41.8 / Dec: +28:45:35]*
Position Angle*307° (1828)
Separation*30.4" (1828)
Magnitudes*4.03 / 6.58
Spectral Types*G5 / A5
Date/TimeOCT 22, 2006 - 3:20 AM MST (OCT 22, 2006 - 10:20 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 6.8+
ReferencesThe Washington Visual Double Star Catalog, 1996.0 (Worley+, 1996) and CCDM (Catalog of Components of Double & Multiple stars (Dommanget+ 2002) via VizieR

*Based on published data.

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