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Last update: 2017-09-24

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- Double Stars (CVn) -

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)

alpha CVn (**)

Name: alpha CVn, 12 CVn, Cor Caroli, STFA1692
Type: **
Constellation: CVn
Coordinates: 12h56m01.67s / +38°19'06.20"
Components: v2.9 mag / v5.5 mag / 19.3" / 228.0° / 2011
4.5" f/8, 28x, Bortle 6, NELM 5.3, SQM-L 19.7
Well separated with big difference in brightness.

STFA24 (**)

Name: STFA24
Type: **
Constellation: CVn
Coordinates: 13h10m03.27s / +38°29'55.90"
Components: AB / v6.0 mag / v6.3 mag / 277.5" / 289.9° / 2004
This double star contains of the components 15 and 17 CVn.

B 40mm, 8x, Bortle 7, NELM 5.0, SQM-L 19.2
Both components similar in brightness with large distance.