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BU655/Dra - nice challenge
      #6069484 - 09/08/13 01:09 PM

BU655 is part of a nice asterism suggesting a triple star at low magnification with maybe some other fainter companions nearby. With 2.1" separation and +8.34/12mag quite a challenge for 140mm. Got a hint of the faint companion at 1 o'clock and checked this as correct position afterwards - but I suspect rather a lucky hit here as a somewhat larger aperture would be required to resolve this pair with confidence.

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Reged: 01/02/09

Loc: Kent, England
Re: BU655/Dra - nice challenge new [Re: WRAK]
      #6069762 - 09/08/13 03:29 PM

In the list to do Wilfried - thanks!

Should have known last night, I was a few degrees away from it whilst running down Struve's catalog.


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