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Last update: 2017-11-14

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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 (4) Boo (1) Com (1) Del (2) Peg (4) Tau (5)
Aql (3) Cas (9) CVn (2) Her (2) Per (1) UMa (1)
Ari (2) Cep (3) Cyg (4) Oph (1) Psc (1)

59 And (**)

Name: 59 And, STF222
Type: **
Constellation: And
Coordinates: 02h10m52.83s / +39°02'22.40"
Components: v6.0 mag / v6.7 mag / 16.6" / 37° / 2016
120mm f/5, 18x, Bortle 6, SQM-L 19.3
Well split 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 split. About 12 arcminutes NE there is NGC828 (v12.3m),

STF33 (**)

Name: STF33
Type: **
Constellation: And
Coordinates: 00h30m58.47s / +34°05'53.90"
Components: v8.8 mag / v8.9 mag / 2.8" / 213° / 2016
70mm f/5.7, 133x, Bortle 4-, SQM-L 20.9
Components equally bright, easy to split.

STF245 (**)

Name: STF245
Type: **
Constellation: And
Coordinates: 02h18m36.27s / +40°16'43.70"
Components: AB / v7.3 mag / v8.0 mag / 11.0" / 294° / 2015
120mm f/5, 50x, Bortle 6, SQM-L 19.3
Both components well seen with noticeable difference in brightness.

STF3050 (**)

Name: STF3050
Type: **
Constellation: And
Coordinates: 23h59m29.33s / +33°43'26.90"
Components: AB / v6.5 mag / v6.7 mag / 2.5" / 341° / 2017
70mm f/5.7, 102x
Wonderful double star. Easy to split with slight difference in brightness.