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Page 4:  Beta Monocerotis - 38 Lyncis


OBJECT:  Beta Monocerotis
TELESCOPE:  Meade 10" f/10 SCT
DATE:  11.26.1997 TIME:  2:23 am EST
TRANSPARENCY:  Good SEEING:  Good
MAGNIFICATION: 96x LOCATION:  Kalamazoo Twp.
COMMENTS:  A close pairing of nearly equal magnitude stars.  Both are also the same shade of white.

OBJECT:  12 Lyncis
TELESCOPE:  Meade 10" f/10 SCT
DATE:  05.06.1997 TIME:  10:31 pm EDT
TRANSPARENCY:  Fair SEEING:  Fair
MAGNIFICATION:  96x LOCATION:  Portage, MI
COMMENTS:  At first the brightest star seemed Turquoise in color.  Closer inspection made the star look light blue.  The other star is dark blue.


OBJECT:  Epsilon Canis Majoris
TELESCOPE:  Meade 10" f/10 SCT
DATE:  11.26.1997 TIME:  2:43 am EST
TRANSPARENCY:  Good SEEING:  Good
MAGNIFICATION:  192x LOCATION:  Kalamazoo Twp.
COMMENTS:  Another difficult pair to resolve.  The primary is much brighter than the tiny, faint companion.

OBJECT:  Delta Geminorum
TELESCOPE:  Meade 10" f/10 SCT
DATE:  05.06.1997 TIME:  10:40 pm EDT
TRANSPARENCY:  Good SEEING:  Fair
MAGNIFICATION:  96x LOCATION:  Portage, MI
COMMENTS:  The primary star outshines the secondary by several magnitudes.  The primary is white, but appeared to be yellow at first glance.  The dimmer star appears dark brown or orange.


OBJECT:  19 Lyncis
TELESCOPE:  Meade 10" f/10 SCT
DATE:  05.06.1997 TIME:  11:07 pm EDT
TRANSPARENCY:  Fair SEEING:  Fair
MAGNIFICATION:  96x LOCATION:  Portage, MI
COMMENTS:  These two stars are nearly equal in magnitude.  The brighter one is yellow, while the other is dark blue.  Another "eyes in the dark" type binary.  Not apart of the system, but there's a nice star nearby; giving the appearance of a triple star system.

OBJECT:  Alpha Geminorum
TELESCOPE:  Meade 10" f/10 SCT
DATE:  05.06.1997 TIME:  11:47 pm EDT
TRANSPARENCY:  Fair SEEING:  Fair
MAGNIFICATION:  192x LOCATION:  Portage, MI
COMMENTS:  Two brilliant white stars.  Not difficult to resolve, but unsteady seeing made it challenging.


OBJECT:  Kappa Puppis
TELESCOPE:  Meade 10" f/10 SCT
DATE:  11.26.1997 TIME:  2:30 am EST
TRANSPARENCY:  Good SEEING:  Good
MAGNIFICATION:  96x LOCATION:  Kalamazoo Twp.
COMMENTS:  Two stars of equal magnitude.  Both appear to be the same white color as well, but I needed a "tree filter" to be sure!

OBJECT:  Zeta Cancri
TELESCOPE:  Meade 10" f/10 SCT
DATE:  05.06.1997
TIME:  11:53 pm EDT
TRANSPARENCY:  Fair SEEING:  Fair
MAGNIFICATION:  96x LOCATION:  Portage, MI
COMMENTS:  Two faint, but easily resolvable stars.  The brighter one being white and the dimmer one yellow.


OBJECT:  Iota Cancri TELESCOPE:  Meade 10" f/10 SCT
DATE:  05.10.1996 TIME:  10:20 pm EDT
TRANSPARENCY:  Good SEEING:  Fair
MAGNIFICATION:  192x LOCATION:  Schoolcraft, MI
COMMENTS:  This one appears to be another Albireo look alike.  The brightest star is yellow, while the fainter is blue.  Seeing conditions restrict further observation.

OBJECT:  38 Lyncis
TELESCOPE:  Meade 10" f/10 SCT
DATE:  05.10.1997 TIME:  10:10 pm EDT
TRANSPARENCY:  Good SEEING:  Fair
MAGNIFICATION:  192x LOCATION:  Schoolcraft, MI
COMMENTS:  Very difficult double to split.  Primary is white and outshines the faint companion by several magnitudes.  Secondary is golden-yellow.

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