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Double Stars in Corona Australis
The Southern Crown
Here is a listing of the 19 or so best doubles in Corona Australis.
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Name SAO Sep PA Mag1 Mag2 RA Dec Spect Color Comments
I 230AB   7.1 138 7.5 8.5 18:00.5 -37:42 K0   Third component sep 62.4 PA 117 mag 10
HD 164409 228653 16.0 141 7.5 12.0 18:03.1 -43:28 K0    
HJ 5011 228698 29.6 350 8.0 9.0 18:06.5 -41:45 A0    
HJ 5014 228708 1.8 215 6.0 6.0 18:06.8 -43:25 A5   Near NGC 6541
HJ 5023 228773 8.7 276 8.0 8.0 18:10.8 -40:25 A2    
I 1018 209855 1.4 283 7.5 11.0 18:13.0 -39:09 G0    
I 1020 228864 0.4 294 8.0 8.5 18:16.4 -40:27 B8    
KAPPA 1/2 CRA 210294 21.4 359 6.0 6.5 18:33.3 -38:43 A0/B8    
I 1372 210356 8.2 18 7.5 11.5 18:36.3 -38:08 M0 *** Primary is a Carbon Star
I 250 229191 1.0 120 7.5 9.0 18:41.3 -42:10 A0    
I 1379 210488 0.3 182 8.0 8.0 18:42.9 -39:17 B8    
LAMDA CRA 210501 29.2 214 5.0 9.0 18:43.7 -38:19 A/K0 ***  
HJ 5066 229318 10.1 85 7.0 10.0 18:51.0 -41:04 B5   Primary is very blue
HDO 291 229334 36.0 342 6.5 10.0 18:52.1 -41:43 K2/A0 ***  
HJ 5074 210786 15.9 246 6.5 12.0 18:59.3 -39:32 A0    
SAO 210816 210816 12.7 281 6.5 7.0 19:01.1 -37:03 B8   NGC 6726 and NGC 6729 within field
GAMMA CRA 210928 2.7 54 5.0 5.0 19:06.4 -37:03 F8   Very nice even pair!
COO 231 210931 5.6 198 8.5 10.0 19:06.5 -38:07 K5    
I 1396 229559 5.2 91 7.5 11.0 19:13.2 -40:44 K0    

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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.