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Page 1:  Eta Cassiopeiae - Alpha Ursae Minoris

[Eta Cass]
OBJECT:  Eta Cassiopeiae
TELESCOPE:  Meade 10" f/10 SCT
DATE:  12.19.1995
TIME:  12:22 am EST
TRANSPARENCY:  Very Good
SEEING:  Very Good
MAGNIFICATION:  96x LOCATION:  Vicksburg, MI
COMMENTS:  Primary is bright white.  Secondary is yellow-orange.

OBJECT:  65 Piscium
TELESCOPE:  Meade 10" f/10 SCT
DATE:  09.30.1996
TIME:  10:50 pm EDT
TRANSPARENCY:  Very Good
SEEING:  Very Good
MAGNIFICATION:  96x
LOCATION:  Kalamazoo Twp.
COMMENTS:  Very close pairing of stars of identical color (white) and brightness.  Sharp focus is needed to split them cleanly.


OBJECT:  Psi 1 Piscium
TELESCOPE:  Meade 10" f/10 SCT
DATE:  12.19.1995
TIME:  12:43 am EST
TRANSPARENCY:  Very Good
SEEING:  Very Good
MAGNIFICATION:  96x LOCATION:  Vicksburg, MI
COMMENTS:  Two white stars of similar magnitude.

OBJECT:  Zeta Piscium
TELESCOPE:  Meade 10" f/10 SCT
DATE:  12.19.1995
TIME:  12:51 am EST
TRANSPARENCY:  Very Good
SEEING:  Very Good
MAGNIFICATION:  96x LOCATION:  Vicksburg, MI
COMMENTS:  Primary star is light yellow in color.  Secondary is a slightly darker yellow than the primary.


OBJECT:  Gamma Arietis
TELESCOPE:  Meade 10" f/10 SCT
DATE:  12.19.1995 TIME:  1:03 am EST
TRANSPARENCY:  Very Good
SEEING:  Very Good
MAGNIFICATION:  375x LOCATION:  Vicksburg, MI
COMMENTS:  Two bright white stars of equal magnitude.  Sharp focus and high magnification is needed to appreciate this one.

OBJECT:  Lambda Arietis
TELESCOPE:  Meade 10" f/10 SCT
DATE:  11.26.1997
TIME:  11:58 pm EST
TRANSPARENCY:  Very Good
SEEING:  Very Good
MAGNIFICATION:  96x LOCATION:  Kalamazoo Twp.
COMMENTS:  Primary star is bright white.  Secondary is a grayish-white color.  It is several magnitudes fainter than its companion.


OBJECT:  Alpha Piscium
TELESCOPE:  Meade 10" f/10 SCT
DATE:  11.27.1997
TIME:  12:06 am EST
TRANSPARENCY:  Good
SEEING:  Good
MAGNIFICATION:  96x LOCATION:  Kalamazoo Twp.
COMMENTS:  Difficult to resolve this pairing.  The primary is a brilliant pearl-white.  The secondary lies too close to the primary star to see any color.  Higher magnifications do not seem to help.

OBJECT:  Gamma Andromedae
TELESCOPE:  Meade 10" f/10 SCT
DATE:  09.02.1996
TIME:  9:43 pm EDT
TRANSPARENCY:  Good
SEEING:  Fair
MAGNIFICATION:  192x LOCATION:  Vicksburg, MI
COMMENTS:  The brightest star of this pair is a golden-yellow.  The companion is azure blue.  Very nice!


OBJECT:  Iota Trianguli
TELESCOPE:  Meade 10" f/10 SCT
DATE:  09.30.1996
TIME:  11:05 pm EDT
TRANSPARENCY:  Good
SEEING:  Good
MAGNIFICATION:  192x LOCATION:  Kalamazoo Twp.
COMMENTS:  Very close pairing.  The brightest star is a dull yellow.  The second star was difficult to resolve clearly.  If I had to guess a color I would say blue.

OBJECT:  Alpha Ursae Minoris
TELESCOPE:  Meade 10" f/10 SCT
DATE:  02.25.1996
TIME:  12:16 am EST
TRANSPARENCY:  Good
SEEING:  Good
MAGNIFICATION:  96x LOCATION:  Kalamazoo Twp.
COMMENTS:  The primary star (Polaris) far outshines the secondary by several magnitudes.  It is not difficult to resolve through a 10" scope though.

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