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Double Stars in Carina
The Keel
This constellation was once part of the huge constellation "Argo." Here is a listing of the 101 or so best doubles in Carina.
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Name SAO Sep PA Mag1 Mag2 RA Dec Spect Color Comments
HJ 3884 234623 25.6 282 7.0 11.0 06:37.6 -55:20 K0 ***  
I 157 234704 1.6 347 6.5 9.5 06:46.6 -54:41 G5    
HJ 3921 234856 6.0 272 7.5 11.0 07:00.6 -58:23 A0    
DUN 39 234890 1.7 82 6.0 7.0 07:03.3 -59:10 B9    
I 184 249750 0.5 165 8.0 8.5 07:09.2 -60:34 F0    
HJ 3941 249754 0.6 291 7.5 8.0 07:09.4 -60:22 K0 ***  
DUN 41 234990 7.0 225 8.0 8.0 07:10.4 -55:36 K0 ***  
HDO 199 249774 0.3 132 6.5 7.0 07:12.1 -63:11 A0    
HDO 304 235017 15.0 350 7.0 10.0 07:12.8 -57:29 A0    
HJ 3952 235059 16.2 277 7.0 11.0 07:16.2 -54:02 K0 *** Carbon Star SAO 235069 spect M1III within field
I 485 235090 3.1 356 8.0 10.0 07:19.0 -52:32 F5    
DUN 44 235110 9.5 23 6.5 7.0 07:20.4 -52:18 F2   Double SAO 235113 and very hot star SAO 235116 spect B9 in field
HJ 3958 235113 29.7 281 7.5 8.5 07:20.6 -52:11 F0/A0    
HJ 3962 235131 8.6 105 7.5 8.5 07:21.0 -56:46 B9    
I 777 235347 1.3 47 8.5 10.0 07:36.3 -53:49 K5 ***  
HJ 4000 235434 1.6 241 7.0 9.5 07:42.3 -58:40 B9 *** Very Hot, Very Blue stars
HUI 1585 235492 1.6 68 7.5 11.5 07:45.5 -58:57 K5    
HJ 4005 235490 36.2 218 6.5 11.0 07:45.6 -56:43 F0    
HIP 37923 235504 22.9 43 8.5 8.5 07:46.3 -59:48 G5 *** Nice pair of red stars
HJ 4408 235515 20.8 230 7.0 12.5 07:47.4 -53:19 B9    
HJ 4014 249972 11.1 154 8.0 9.0 07:48.7 -63:41 B8   Nice pair of blue stars
SEE 88 235539 6.9 183 5.5 11.0 07:49.2 -56:24 K0 *** Carbon Star SAO 235532 within field
COO 60 235543 4.0 55 7.5 9.0 07:49.6 -55:04 A0    
HJ 4018   5.1 329 7.5 9.0 07:52.2 -59:36 B9    
HJ 4021 235606 8.3 307 7.5 13.0 07:54.1 -58:34 G0    
GLS 77 235621 34.8 341 8.0 8.5 07:55.3 -53:36 K0 *** Orange White pair
HJ 4027 250023 9.4 115 8.5 9.0 07:56.7 -60:49 A0   Within Open Cluster NGC 2516. Carbon Star SAO 250019 also in field
LDS 198 250035 48.0 0 5.5 11.0 07:57.8 -60:18 G2   On the edge of Open Cluster NGC 2516
HJ 4031 250047 5.5 357 8.5 8.0 07:58.2 -60:51 B8   Within Open Cluster NGC 2516
I 1104 250054 8.5 243 8.0 8.0 07:58.8 -60:38 A0   Within Open Cluster NGC 2616
HRG 12   4.6 38 8.0 10.5 08:01.0 -61:31 A0    
DUN 60 235686 40.4 161 6.0 8.0 08:01.4 -54:30 B5/B8    
I 190 235733 2.3 118 7.5 10.0 08:04.8 -54:58 A2    
MLO 2 250102 1.6 351 8.0 8.5 08:05.1 -60:23 A0    
HJ 4053 250120 11.6 98 8.0 10.0 08:08.4 -61:04 K0 ***  
C CAR 250164 3.9 66 5.5 8.0 08:15.3 -62:55 A2    
HJ 4079 235870 30.4 171 7.0 11.5 08:17.7 -55:52 K0    
HU 1438 235963 8.4 201 7.0 11.5 08:25.3 -55:44 A2    
HJ 4125 250288 7.6 237 5.5 10.0 08:37.3 -62:51 G5 *** Carbon Star GSC 8930:2806 in field
HJ 1428 250291 1.4 210 6.5 7.0 08:39.3 -60:19 A0    
HJ 4130 236179 3.8 238 6.5 9.0 08:40.7 -57:32 A2    
HU 1443 236180 0.6 260 8.0 8.5 08:40.8 -56:10 A4    
RMK 9 236241 4.1 292 7.0 7.0 08:45.1 -58:42 B9   Third component sep 50.9 PA 359 mag 11, fourth component sep 61.4 PA 222 mag 11
FIN 37 236358 0.9 46 7.0 10.0 08:52.5 -55:20 A0    
DUN 74 236436 40.4 75 5.5 7.0 08:56.9 -59:13 B3/B8    
HJ 4175 250425 19.9 132 7.5 10.0 09:03.2 -62:20 F0    
SLR 16 250428 1.0 310 7.5 9.5 09:03.8 -64:40 B9    
HJ 4178 236578 3.3 162 6.5 10.0 09:04.7 -57:51 B3    
HJ 4190 236707 8.2 22 6.5 10.5 09:11.6 -57:57 B3    
HDO 207 250485 0.2 219 7.5 7.5 09:12.8 -60:54 A0    
HIP 45581   7.1 343 6.0 10.0 09:17.4 -74:53 A0    
HIP 45582   4.7 338 8.0 8.5 09:17.5 -70:23 G5    
HIP 45622   10.4 18 7.5 7.5 09:17.9 -69:48 A0    
I 494 250551 1.9 238 7.5 10.0 09:21.6 -60:49 A0    
HJ 4213 250575 8.7 327 6.0 9.5 09:25.5 -61:57 A2    
I 830 237009 17.9 58 7.5 10.0 09:28.0 -57:20 M0 ***  
I 201 256633 1.9 144 7.5 9.5 09:31.5 -73:44 F0    
I 200 250612 1.1 355 7.0 9.0 09:32.1 -61:14 A0    
R 123 237097 1.9 34 7.5 7.5 09:33.3 -57:57 B9    
I 359 250634 1.6 169 7.5 10.5 09:35.7 -68:12 A0    
HJ 4232 237177 10.9 302 7.5 8.0 09:38.4 -57:31 A0    
I 203 250646 0.3 311 8.0 8.5 09:38.4 -62:32 B9    
B 780 237221 0.2 238 6.0 6.5 09:40.7 -57:58 A2   True Binary, period 10.7 years
HJ 4241 250672 34.2 304 6.5 11.0 09:42.2 -66:54 A0    
HJ 4240 237263 12.4 57 7.5 9.5 09:43.3 -60:01 B8    
HDO 208 250686 3.1 140 7.0 11.0 09:45.1 -69:45 A0    
HD 85012 250689 1.7 126 7.5 10.0 09:45.7 -70:06 B8    
UPSILON CAR 250695 5.0 127 3.0 6.0 09:47.2 -65:03 A9/F0 ***  
HIP 48641 250750 9.2 213 7.0 8.5 09:55.1 -69:11 B9    
I 291 256676 1.2 302 7.5 10.0 10:01.3 -70:43 F2    
HRG 47 250795 1.2 350 6.5 8.0 10:03.5 -61:53 B8    
HJ 4292 250836 60.2 123 5.5 9.0 10:08.7 -65:48 G9 *** Optical Double
I 13 250844 0.7 131 7.0 7.0 10:09.5 -68:41 A0    
SLR 17 250872 3.8 341 7.0 11.0 10:13.0 -65:09 B9   b is also a close double mags 11/13
HUI 1597 237853 0.4 260 7.0 7.0 10:16.0 -59:53 A2    
HJ 4306 250917 2.1 134 7.0 7.0 10:19.1 -64:40 A0    
R 141 250923 1.9 44 7.5 8.5 10:20.1 -67:10 B9    
HJ 4333 256723 32.0 101 5.0 12.0 10:31.1 -73:13 K5 ***  
R 151 250999 3.4 192 7.5 9.5 10:31.2 -68:53 A0    
HD 91561   7.9 219 8.0 8.5 10:32.0 -70:04 F5    
DUN 93 251022 25.0 39 8.0 8.5 10:34.9 -64:08 A0    
DUN 94 238295 14.5 21 4.5 8.0 10:38.8 -59:10 K5 *** On the edge of NGC 3372, the Keyhole Nebula
R 152 251043 2.1 16 7.0 9.0 10:38.9 -64:30 B9   On the edge of Open Cluster IC 2602
GLS 152 238304 23.5 78 6.0 8.5 10:39.0 -58:49 M1 *** Optical Double on the edge of NGC 3372, the Keyhole Nebula
DUN 97 251085 12.4 174 7.5 8.5 10:43.2 -61:09 B5   Very dense area.
COO 112B   6.6 241 8.5 11.0 10:43.8 -59:33 B5   Within NGC 3372, the Keyhole Nebula
HJ 4360 238406 2.0 115 8.0 8.0 10:44.1 -59:34 A3   Within NGC 3372, the Keyhole Nebula
QZ Car 238414 7.3 278 6.5 12.5 10:44.3 -59:59 B0   Very hot variable
DUN 99 256751 63.0 75 6.5 6.5 10:44.3 -70:50 A4/A3    
R 161 238514 1.0 284 6.5 7.5 10:49.4 -59:19 A0   On the edge of NGC 3372, the Keyhole Nebula
HJ 4378 238529 31.0 345 7.0 10.0 10:51.0 -59:56 A0   On the edge of NGC 3372, the Keyhole Nebula
I 418 251162 2.3 202 8.0 8.0 10:53.0 -63:04 A3    
HJ 4383 256770 1.5 285 6.5 7.0 10:53.8 -70:42 B8    
HJ 4387 238613 23.6 152 7.5 10.0 10:56.3 -57:33 B0    
R 164 251205 4.0 78 6.5 10.0 10:59.2 -61:19 B9    
* GLS 159 238749 17.6 274 8.0 9.0 11:05.0 -59:42 B0   Hot blue pair
HDO 210 238779 12.0 230 6.0 11.5 11:06.4 -58:40 G8 *** Within NGC 3532
I 874 256807 0.5 80 8.0 8.5 11:11.4 -74:27 F8    
HJ 4416 256808 14.7 170 9.5 12.0 11:11.9 -71:26 K7    
I 231 256809 2.6 2 7.5 10.0 11:12.2 -71:12 B9    
R 163 238939 1.6 58 7.0 7.5 11:17.4 -59:06 A0    

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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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