95 Herculis (Struve 2264)

Sketch of 95 Herculis (Struve 2264/STF 2264)

Sketch of 95 Herculis (Struve 2264)

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Observation Notes:

95 Herculis/Struve 2264 is another beautiful, bright pair in Hercules. The primary was sky blue with a hint of green and it's companion was a rich, golden yellow. The diffraction pattern looked great. Rings buzzed out to 4 diameters in streamers with a heavy first ring.

Subject95 Herculis (STF 2264 / ADS 10993)
ClassificationDouble Star
Position (J2000)*Hercules [RA: 18 01 30.4 / Dec: +21 35 44.8]
Position Angle256° [My Measurement 2009.3]
257° [WDS 2008]*
Separation7" [My Measurement 2009.3]
6.4" [WDS 2008]*
Magnitudes*A: 4.9; B: 5.2
Spectral Types*A: A5IIIn; B: G5III
Date/TimeAPR 5, 2009 - 3:00 AM (APR 5, 2008 - 10:00 UT)
Observing Loc.Flagstaff, AZ - Home
InstrumentOrion SkyQuest XT8 Dobsonian (203 mm dia./1200 mm F/L)
Eyepieces/Mag.Pentax XW10 + 2X Barlow (240X)
Meade Astrometric EP + 2X Barlow (200X)
ConditionsClear, light breeze
Seeing6/10 Pickering
TransparencyMag 5.2 NELM
*ReferencesThe Washington Visual Double Star Catalog (Mason+ 2001-2009); Catalogue of Stellar Spectral Classifications (Skiff, 2009); SIMBAD

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