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Last update: 2017-11-29

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- Double Stars (Cep) -

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

And (6) Boo (1) Com (1) Del (2) Peg (4) Tau (5)
Aql (3) Cas (11) CVn (2) Her (2) Per (1) UMa (1)
Ari (4) Cep (3) Cyg (4) Oph (1) Psc (1)

delta Cep (**)

Name: delta Cep, STFA58
Type: **
Constellation: Cep
Coordinates: 22h29m10.25s / +58°24'54.70"
Components: AC / v4.2 mag / v6.1 mag / 40.9" / 192° / 2016
80mm f/6.25, 25x
Obvious difference in brightness and color. Brighter component slightly orange, weaker blueish. Seems to be little brother of Albireo ;)

STF2807 (**)

Name: STF2807
Type: **
Constellation: Cep
Coordinates: 21h17m33.47s / +82°31'03.70"
Components: v8.7 mag / v8.8 mag / 1.8" / 311° / 2016
70mm f/5.7, 133x, Bortle 5, NELM 5.7, SQM-L 20.6
Barely split without any noticeable difference in brightness.

STF2845 (**)

Name: STF2845
Type: **
Constellation: Cep
Coordinates: 21h52m20.95s / +63°06'04.50"
Components: AB / v8.1 mag / v8.2 mag / 2.0" / 173° / 2016
70mm f/5.7, 133x, Bortle 4-, SQM-L 20.9
Easy to split with equally bright components.