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Last update: 2017-09-24

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- Double Stars (And) -

This is just a small selection of evident, quite recommendable double stars. Some of these I have 'found' during starhopping.

And (2) Boo (1) Com (1) Del (2) Psc (1)
Aql (3) Cas (1) CVn (2) Her (2) Tau (5)
Ari (2) Cep (1) Cyg (3) Oph (1) UMa (1)

59 And (**)

Name: 59 And, STF222
Type: **
Constellation: And
Coordinates: 02h10m52.83s / +39°02'22.40"
Components: v6.7 mag / v6.0 mag / 16.6" / 36.0° / 2011
120mm f/5, 18x, Bortle 6, SQM-L 19.3
Well separated with noticeable difference in brightness.

8" f/6, 100x, Bortle 4, NELM 6.0, SQM-L 20.9
SQM-L 20.4: Nice and evident double star, easy to separate. About 12 arcminutes NE there is NGC828 (v12.3m),

STF245 (**)

Name: STF245
Type: **
Constellation: And
Coordinates: 02h18m36.27s / +40°16'43.70"
Components: AB / v7.3 mag / v8.0 mag / 11.1" / 293.0° / 2010
120mm f/5, 50x, Bortle 6, SQM-L 19.3
Both components well seen with noticeable difference in brightness.