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Double Stars in Capricornus
The Sea Goat
Here is a listing of the 31 or so best doubles in Capricornus.
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
SAO 144074 144074 6.2 88 7.0 10.0 20:06.9 -08:55 F0    
Algedi ALPHA CAP 163427 376.0 291 3.5 4.0 20:18.1 -12:32 G9/G3 *** Wide optical pair
SAO 163422 ALPHA-2 163422 6.6 172 3.5 11.0 20:18.1 -12:33 G9    
SIGMA CAP 163445 55.9 179 5.5 10.0 20:19.4 -19:07 K3 ***  
BETA CAP 163481 205.0 267 3.0 6.0 20:21.0 -14:46 F8/B9 *** Optical pair, B is also a double.
PI CAP 163592 3.2 148 5.0 8.5 20:27.4 -18:12 B8    
STF 2683 163607 22.8 67 9.0 9.0 20:28.3 -13:08 F8    
RHO CAP **** 55.2 151 5.0 9.0 20:28.8 -17:48 F2    
OMICRON CAP 163626 21.9 239 6.0 6.5 20:29.9 -18:34 A2/A3    
BU 668 **** 2.9 29 6.0 11.0 20:32.4 -09:51 G3    
HJ 2975 189425 9.8 23 7.5 11.0 20:33.5 -22:13 F8    
HIP 101649 **** 3.3 22 8.5 8.5 20:36.3 -15:18 F8    
STF 2699 163729 9.5 195 8.0 9.0 20:37.0 -12:44 F0 ***  
HLD 40 **** 5.2 356 8.5 9.0 20:43.5 -19:29 F0    
STF 674 **** 1.6 99 8.0 10.5 20:44.8 -20:53 K0    
HJ 5220 189674 18.0 354 7.5 9.0 20:46.5 -26:51 F2    
BU 153 **** 1.6 265 7.5 8.5 20:47.4 -26:24 A2    
SAO 163895 163895 15.8 294 6.5 7.0 20:48.4 -18:11 G5 ***  
HJ 2998 **** 5.9 141 8.5 9.0 20:48.9 -20:36 G5 ***  
HJ 5226 **** 18.6 68 7.0 8.5 20:50.1 -27:21 K0 ***  
HJ 3003 **** 1.7 206 6.0 8.0 20:53.0 -23:46 G5    
HIP 104687 **** 3.7 313 8.0 8.0 21:12.4 -14:59 G5 ***  
BU 271 **** 3.2 255 7.0 9.5 21:19.8 -26:20 G4 ***  
BU 1262 **** 2.0 112 8.5 9.5 21:22.3 -14:54 G8    
BU 683 **** 2.9 195 8.5 11.0 21:27.5 -20:12 K0 ***  
SAO 164476 164476 0.8 38 7.0 10.5 21:33.7 -16:11 F5    
SAO 164579 164579 17.5 104 7.0 11.0 21:41.5 -14:51 F0    
BU 1036 **** 4.7 206 8.0 11.0 21:47.6 -17:18 B9 ***  
BU 168 **** 5.7 72 8.0 9.5 21:53.8 -20:00 F8    
HJ 3071 **** 18.0 323 7.0 11.0 21:57.8 -15:08 A2 *** Carbon Star SAO 164774 within field

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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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