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Double Stars in Caelum
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Here is a listing of the 12 or so best doubles in Caelum.
The star name contains a link so you may click there to see more detailed information about this double star.
Some entries may return multiple stars, click on the one of interest and the information will be displayed.
If more than one entry is listed click on each of them to view the data. Use the Aladin Previewer to see a photograph of the star.
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Name SAO Sep PA Mag1 Mag2 RA Dec Spect Color Comments
I 271 216764 2.3 145 7.5 10.0 04:21.7 -42:48 G5    
I 1146 216780 6.3 42 7.0 11.0 04:24.2 -40:03 B9    
HJ 3650 216803 3.0 183 7.0 8.5 04:26.7 -40:32 A0    
BU 747 (RZ) 195118 2.9 220 7.5 9.5 04:32.9 -38:16 A2    
HJ 3674 195199 39.8 208 7.5 12.0 04:39.0 -37:20 K2 *** Primary is a Carbon Star
HJ 3678 216923 41.3 328 8.0 9.5 04:39.7 -45:02 F8 *** Carbon Star SAO 216921 spect K1V in field.
ALPHA CAE 216926 6.6 121 4.5 13.0 04:40.5 -41:51 F2    
RST 5208 195226 0.2 352 8.0 8.0 04:41.1 -39:35 F5    
HJ 3697 217030 13.6 268 6.0 10.0 04:50.2 -41:19 F0    
HJ 3699 217035 17.9 145 7.5 11.0 04:50.7 -45:38 F5    
SEE 41 195372 9.4 122 7.5 12.0 04:52.6 -30:39 A2    
GAMMA-1 CAE 195532 2.9 308 4.5 8.0 05:04.4 -35:28 K3 ***  

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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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