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Last update: 2017-11-14

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- Double Stars (Cas) -

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)

BU1 (**)

Name: BU1
Type: **
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 00h52m49.22s / +56°37'39.50"
Components: AC / v8.6 mag / v8.9 mag / 3.9" / 135° / 2016
70mm f/5.7, 57x, Bortle 7
Easy to split with little difference in brightness.

BU1 (**)

Name: BU1
Type: **
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 00h52m49.22s / +56°37'39.50"
Components: AD / v8.6 mag / v9.7 mag / 9.0" / 195° / 2016
70mm f/5.7, 57x, Bortle 7
Relatively large angular distance with obviously fainter component.

H5 82 (**)

Name: H5 82
Type: **
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 00h47m24.62s / +51°05'45.90"
Components: AB / v8.0 mag / v8.3 mag / 56.4" / 75° / 2015
70mm f/5.7, 26x, Bortle 7
Almost equally bright components with large angular distance.

STF59 (**)

Name: STF59
Type: **
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 00h47m59.03s / +51°26'41.20"
Components: AB / v7.2 mag / v8.1 mag / 2.3" / 148° / 2016
70mm f/5.7, 102x, Bortle 7
At 57x elongated, at 102x barely, at 133x clearly split with noticeable difference in brightness.

STF65 (**)

Name: STF65
Type: **
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 00h52m45.61s / +68°51'59.30"
Components: v8.0 mag / v8.0 mag / 3.2" / 220° / 2016
70mm f/5.7, 57x, Bortle 7
Clearly split with equally bright components.

STF105 (**)

Name: STF105
Type: **
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 01h18m57.50s / +66°09'28.00"
Components: AB / v8.8 mag / v9.8 mag / 3.0" / 185° / 2016
70mm f/5.7, 102x, Bortle 7
Clearly split with visible difference in brightness.

STF170 (**)

Name: STF170
Type: **
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 01h55m27.35s / +76°13'28.40"
Components: v7.5 mag / v8.2 mag / 3.2" / 244° / 2016
70mm f/5.7, 57x, Bortle 7
At 57x barely split with noticeable difference in brightness. At 133x easy split.

STF182 (**)

Name: STF182
Type: **
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 01h56m23.56s / +61°16'52.00"
Components: AB / v8.3 mag / v8.3 mag / 3.6" / 125° / 2016
70mm f/5.7, 57x, Bortle 7
At 44x almost split. At 57x equally bright components visible.

WZ Cas (**)

Name: WZ Cas, STTA254
Type: **
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 00h01m15.85s / +60°21'19.00"
Components: AB / v7.4 mag / v8.3 mag / 57.7" / 89° / 2010
80mm f/6.25, 33x, Bortle 8, NELM 4.3+, SQM-L 18.9
Nice double star. Brighter component appeared orange, the fainter more blueish.