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Double Stars in Apus
The Bird of Paradise
Here is a listing of the 20 or so best doubles in Apus.
The star name contains a link so you may click there to see more detailed information about this double star.
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Name SAO Sep PA Mag1 Mag2 RA Dec Spect Color Comments
HJ 4667 257145 2.4 141 8.0 8.5 14:22.7 -73:33 A0    
HJ 4671 257159 5.1 127 7.5 8.0 14:29.5 -80:06 F8   Paired with SAO 257158
HJ 4695 257204 17.7 290 7.0 12.0 14:51.5 -74:56 B9    
I 236 257206 2.0 115 5.5 8.5 14:53.2 -73:11 G5    
HDO 241 257219 30.0 35 6.5 13.0 14:59.9 -75:01 B9    
CP 15 257237 1.6 43 7.0 8.5 15:06.3 -72:10 A0    
I 969 257304 2.2 319 8.0 10.5 15:39.1 -72:17 A0V    
HJ 4787   9.9 304 7.5 8.5 15:49.4 -79:37 G5    
HJ 4790 257325 12.5 348 7.5 10.5 15:52.0 -78:43 A0    
DELTA 1/2 APUS 257380 103.0 12 5.0 5.0 16:20.3 -78:41 M4/K5 ***  
HDO 255 257421 2.2 246 6.5 12.0 16:40.8 -72:17 K0    
I 100 257448 0.7 178 7.0 9.0 16:59.9 -73:25 B9    
HJ 4884 258761 34.9 8 7.0 9.0 17:09.8 -82:19 A0    
HJ 4904 257465 7.1 187 7.5 9.0 17:10.2 -75:22 F2    
I 104 253870 1.5 132 6.5 10.0 17:20.2 -70:02 G2    
HDO 275 257525 0.6 336 7.0 7.5 17:44.3 -72:13 F5    
HJ 4947   9.7 72 8.0 8.5 17:48.4 -81:53 K0 ***  
HJ 4974 257542 25.5 120 6.0 14.0 17:57.7 -76:10 K2    
HJ 4999 257566 13.1 173 7.5 8.5 18:10.6 -75:11 A0    
HDO 284 257571 2.5 243 6.0 9.5 18:12.7 -73:40 F6    

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Some information gathered from Burgham's Celestial Handbooks and converted to J2000, other from my own observations.
Page 2003 Kevin Muenzler, Eagle Creek Observatory.