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Last update: 2019-05-19

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- Double Stars (Ari) -

And (13) Cas (12) Crv (1) Gem (9) Mon (1) Sex (1)
Aql (4) Cep (9) CVn (2) Her (4) Oph (1) Tau (6)
Ari (5) CMa (1) Cyg (5) Leo (12) Ori (8) Tri (3)
Aur (15) Cnc (3) Del (2) LMi (4) Peg (4) UMa (5)
Boo (9) Com (1) Dra (5) Lyn (10) Per (3) UMi (1)
Cam (2) CrB (3) Eri (1) Lyr (2) Psc (1) Vir (6)

1 Ari (**)

Name: 1 Ari, STF174
Type: **
Constellation: Ari
Coordinates: 01h50m08.60s / +22°16'29.50"
Components: v6.3 mag / v7.2 mag / 2.9" / 165° / 2016
63mm f/13.3, 46x, Bortle 6-, SQM-L 19.0
Clearly split, but tight with noticeable difference in brightness.

70mm f/5.7, 100x, Bortle 6-
Very nice view. Both Well split, relatively tight with noticeable difference in brightness.

8" f/6, 100x, Bortle 4, NELM 5.9+, SQM-L 21.0
SQM-L 20.8: Nice double star with big difference in brightness.

gamma Ari (**)

Name: gamma Ari, STF180
Type: **
Constellation: Ari
Coordinates: 01h53m31.76s / +19°17'38.60"
Components: AB / v4.5 mag / v4.6 mag / 7.4" / 1° / 2016
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 3-, SQM-L 21.3
Nice, obvious double star. Both components have similar brightness and appeared white.

H5 12 (**)

Name: H5 12, 9 Ari, lambda Ari
Type: **
Constellation: Ari
Coordinates: 01h57m55.71s / +23°35'45.80"
Components: AB / v4.8 mag / v6.7 mag / 37.1" / 48° / 2016
70mm f/5.7, 15x, Bortle 6-
Easy to split with large distance and difference in brightness.

STF178 (**)

Name: STF178
Type: **
Constellation: Ari
Coordinates: 01h52m02.54s / +10°48'38.10"
Components: v8.2 mag / v8.2 mag / 3.0" / 206° / 2016
63mm f/13.3, 67x, Bortle 6-, SQM-L 19.0
Clearly split, tight, apparently equally bright components.

70mm f/5.7, 100x, Bortle 7+, SQM-L 18.8
Split with equally bright components.

STF212 (**)

Name: STF212
Type: **
Constellation: Ari
Coordinates: 02h06m14.96s / +25°06'31.00"
Components: v8.3 mag / v8.7 mag / 1.9" / 160° / 2015
63mm f/13.3, 168x, Bortle 6-, SQM-L 19.0
Not split, but partially seen as an '8'. Overall the double star appeared rather faint and both components seemed to be similarly bright.

70mm f/5.7, 128x, Bortle 7+, SQM-L 18.8
Barely split with slight difference in brightness.