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Double Stars in Auriga
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Here is a listing of the 100 or so best doubles in Auriga.
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Name SAO Sep PA Mag1 Mag2 RA Dec Spect Color Comments
HJ 348   31.0 284 7.5 10.5 04:43.1 +33:55 K0 *** Red/White pair
STF 603   8.3 239 8.0 8.0 04:54.2 +49:34 G0    
STF 613   14.2 103 8.0 9.0 04:58.8 +44:08 F0    
OMEGA AUR 57548 5.4 359 5.0 8.0 04:59.2 +37:53 A0    
5 AUR 57559 3.4 267 6.0 9.5 05:00.3 +39:23 G0    
STF 619 24955 4.2 140 9.0 9.0 05:01.4 +50:15 G1    
EPS AUR 39955 28.6 224 3.0 11.5 05:02.0 +43:49 F8    
STT 94   17.9 304 7.5 11.0 05:07.4 +50:17 B9    
STF 644 57704 1.5 221 6.5 7.0 05:10.3 +37:17 K3 *** Large color contrast
STF 648   4.8 66 7.5 8.0 05:11.0 +32:02 G5 *** Third sep 40.2 mag 12, fouth sep 38.4 mag 13
STT 101   5.8 184 7.5 10.0 05:13.8 +46:58 B8    
14 AUR 57799 11.1 352 5.0 11.0 05:15.5 +32:41 A9   Third component at 14.5 mag 7
CAPELLA - Alpha 40186 723.0 141 0.0 10.0 05:16.7 +46:00 M7/G0 ***  
STF 666 57836 3.0 74 8.0 9.0 05:17.1 +33:20 F5    
R AUR 25112 47.5 339 8.0 8.5 05:17.2 +53:35 M7/G0 *** Primary is variable 7.9-10.6
16 AUR 57853 4.2 56 5.0 11.0 05:18.2 +33:22 K3    
ES 59   14.0 10 8.5 9.0 05:18.7 +33:31 A3    
STF 657 25124 1.0 296 8.0 9.0 05:18.8 +52:50 F5    
STF 669 40226 9.9 276 8.0 8.5 05:19.0 +45:15 F0    
SEI 180   7.2 358 7.0 10.5 05:19.2 +34:54 B8    
STF 681   23.2 181 6.5 8.5 05:20.6 +46:57 F0/A0    
UV AUR 57941 3.4 4 8.0 11.5 05:21.8 +32:30 N9   Primary is Variable
STF 684 40280 1.5 139 8.0 10.0 05:22.2 +45:04 A0    
STF 687   17.3 68 8.0 9.5 05:22.3 +33:47 B3   Third component at 48.8 mag 10
STT 104   19.7 190 7.0 11.0 05:23.2 +47:01 K5/K4 ***  
SIGMA AUR 57981 8.7 167 5.0 11.0 05:24.6 +37:22 K4 ***  
STF 698 57998 31.2 346 6.5 7.5 05:25.2 +34:51 K1/F6    
STF 699   8.8 343 8.0 8.5 05:25.6 +38:02 A0    
STF 706   3.2 44 8.0 9.0 05:26.3 +30:20 F5    
STF 719 77210 1.0 330 7.0 9.5 05:30.1 +29:33 G5 *** Third component at 15.0 mag 9.0
STF 715 40378 0.9 201 8.0 9.0 05:30.2 +41:17 A0   Third component at 19.5 mag 11.5
STF 711/
ADS 4099
  8.1 229 8.0 9.5 05:31.5 +54:40 G0/K2    
STF 718 40401 7.7 75 7.0 7.0 05:32.3 +49:23 F5    
SEI 323   8.8 265 8.0 11.0 05:33.7 +36:28 B1 ***  
STF 737 58233 10.7 305 8.5 9.0 05:36.4 +34:07 B   in M36
STF 736 40485 2.4 354 7.5 8.5 05:37.2 +41:49 F8    
26 AUR 58280 12.4 267 5.5 8.0 05:38.6 +30:29 G5/A3   Third component at 33.1 mag 11.5, fourth component at 0.2 mag 6
STT 112 58301 0.8 59 7.5 8.0 05:39.9 +37:57 B9    
STF 764 77394 26.0 14 6.5 7.0 05:41.4 +29:29 B8/A0    
BU 14   5.7 194 7.5 10.5 05:42.5 +29:51 G0    
HO 509   11.5 204 7.0 12.0 05:43.0 +33:19 F5    
STF 768   18.6 221 7.0 9.5 05:43.3 +41:07 B8    
BU 560 77555 1.4 137 8.0 8.5 05:47.4 +29:40 F8    
HO 19   7.0 346 6.5 12.0 05:47.9 +35:10 G0    
STT 117   11.9 30 7.0 10.0 05:48.2 +30:31 K5 ***  
TAU AUR 58465 39.5 352 5.0 12.0 05:49.2 +39:10 G8 *** Third component at 49.6 PA 35 mag 12
STF 796 58484 3.8 62 7.0 8.0 05:50.0 +31:46 A3   Third component sep 207 pa 324 mag 10
STF 791   4.8 91 8.5 9.0 05:50.1 +39:34 A0   Third component at 60.6 pa 213 mag 10
32 AUR (NU) 58502 54.6 206 4.0 9.5 05:51.5 +39:08 K0   Nu Aur
ES 1321   5.6 351 7.5 9.5 05:51.7 +46:48 K0    
STF 799 58520 0.8 170 7.5 8.5 05:52.2 +38:33 B8    
STF 802 40669 2.8 107 8.0 8.5 05:52.5 +40:09 G0    
STF 808 77660 2.8 166 8.5 11.0 05:52.8 +29:46 G0    
STF 807 58351 2.2 147 8.0 10.0 05:52.9 +34:26 F8    
BU 1053 58535 1.4 350 7.5 9.5 05:53.5 +37:20 F5    
STF 811 58556 5.0 231 8.0 9.5 05:54.2 +30:29 B5    
THETA AUR 58636 3.4 318 3.0 7.5 05:59.7 +37:13 G9   Third component at 51.5 pa 298 mag 11
BU 1055 40769 1.7 324 6.5 11.0 06:00.4 +44:35 K2   Third component at 34.2 pa 331 mag 9
STF 825   8.3 146 8.0 9.0 06:01.6 +36:31 A0    
STT 127 58671 1.5 333 7.0 10.5 06:02.1 +38:42 G5    
STT 128 25549 39.0 13 6.5 9.0 06:04.5 +51:34 A5   also 35 Cam
STF 834   22.9 308 8.0 9.0 06:04.6 +30:13 A7    
BU 893   17.9 130 6.0 12.0 06:05.0 +37:57 F8    
J 17   2.6 153 9.0 9.5 06:05.2 +43:02 B3    
ES 1234 40844 9.8 267 7.0 11.5 06:05.9 +48:14 B0 ***  
STT 129 77958 10.0 209 6.0 11.0 06:06.4 +29:30 M3/F7 ***  
STT 131 58762 1.5 280 7.0 10.0 06:07.4 +36:16 B9    
STT 132 58776 1.6 328 6.5 10.0 06:08.2 +37:58 A2    
HJ 379 58791 9.4 116 7.5 11.5 06:09.1 +31:15 A2    
STF 861 58839 63.7 18 8.0 8.0 06:11.3 +30:40 A    
STF 861B   1.6 318 9.0 9.0 06:11.3 +30:40 A    
ES 1929   15.4 215 6.5 10.5 06:11.5 +43:10 G5    
41 AUR   7.7 356 5.0 7.0 06:11.6 +48:43 A2/A5    
STF 862   6.5 336 7.0 11.0 06:12.1 +29:29 G5    
STF 872 58904 11.3 217 6.0 7.0 06:15.7 +36:08 F4/F0    
STF 883   3.3 264 8.0 8.5 06:19.1 +39:46 F0    
STF 884   9.1 270 8.5 8.5 06:20.6 +47:07 A0    
A 1319 41048 0.7 139 7.0 9.5 06:22.4 +46:11 A2    
STF 896 25726 18.7 82 8.0 8.5 06:25.9 +51:52 A5    
STF 906   6.3 336 8.5 9.5 06:28.8 +37:23 F5   Third component at 55.0 pa 141 mag 10.5
A 1732 25752 3.5 14 7.5 12.5 06:28.8 +52:27 G5    
BU 896   1.0 184 7.0 10.0 06:31.7 +32:09 B9    
STF 918   4.7 332 6.5 7.5 06:34.0 +52:27 A3    
STT 147 59234 43.2 73 7.0 8.5 06:34.3 +38:04 K0 *** Third component at 46.3 pa 73 mag 9.5
STF 928 59241 3.5 133 7.5 8.0 06:34.6 +38:32 F5    
STT 148 59255 2.6 74 7.0 11.0 06:35.1 +37:03 G5    
STF 929   6.0 25 7.0 8.0 06:35.4 +37:43 G5    
STF 933 41210 25.6 75 8.0 8.5 06:36.8 +41:08 A2    
STF 935 25854 3.4 323 8.0 9.0 06:38.6 +52:17 G5    
STF 941 41232 2.0 81 7.0 8.0 06:38.7 +41:35 B9 *** Third Component at 82.8 PA 134 Mag 10, 941c is also a double with components mag 10 and 13 sep 6.4
54 AUR 78593 0.9 36 6.0 8.0 06:39.6 +28:16 B6    
STT 154 41306 23.2 103 6.5 8.5 06:44.3 +40:37 M4 ***  
56 AUR 41330 36.2 31 6.0 9.0 06:46.7 +43:34 G0 *** Optical double
ES 15 41371 28.8 275 7.0 10.0 06:50.1 +46:11 K0 ***  
59 AUR 59571 22.3 224 6.5 10.0 06:53.0 +38:52 A7    
STF 978 59609 17.0 88 7.0 9.5 06:55.7 +37:55 K0 ***  
STF 979   7.4 209 8.0 9.0 06:59.5 +37:05 A0    
STF 994 59666 26.5 56 7.0 7.5 06:59.5 +37:05 B ***  
STF 1022   5.6 129 7.0 10.0 07:09.5 +36:34 A0    
STF 1086 41794 12.2 102 7.5 9.0 07:28.5 +42:44 K0 ***  

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Some information gathered from Burgham's Celestial Handbooks and converted to J2000, other from my own observations.
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