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Double Stars in Canes Venatici
The Hunting Dogs
Here is a listing of the 42 or so best doubles in Canes Venatici.
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Name SAO Sep PA Mag1 Mag2 RA Dec Spect Color Comments
STF 1606 44064 0.4 288 6.5 7.0 12:10.8 +39:53 A3   Near Galaxy NGC 4145 mag 10
STF 1607   27.6 14 8.5 9.0 12:11.5 +36:05 F2    
STF 1609   11.0 206 8.0 9.5 12:11.7 +50:50 F2    
STF 1613 62894 1.3 10 8.5 9.0 12:12.5 +35:45 F5    
2 CVn 44097 11.4 260 5.5 8.0 12:16.1 +40:39 F7 *** Very red/yellow pair
ADS 8492   2.7 302 9.0 9.0 12:16.3 +44:43 G5    
STF 1624 62930 6.1 150 7.0 10.0 12:16.7 +39:35 A2    
STF 1632 62952 10.2 193 6.5 9.5 12:20.3 +37:54 K0    
Ho 536   3.5 97 8.5 9.5 12:20.7 +35:00 K0    
STT 250 44161 0.4 344 7.5 8.0 12:24.5 +43:05 F0    
STF 1642 44170 2.5 180 8.0 9.0 12:25.7 +44:44 F5    
STF 1645 44187 10.2 158 7.0 7.5 12:28.1 +44:47 F5 *** Orange/Yellow pair
STF 1646   5.2 257 8.5 11.0 12:28.2 +36:41 G3    
STT 251 63020 0.2 22 8.0 9.0 12:29.1 +31:23 F8    
ADS 8577 63036 4.8 172 9.5 9.5 12:30.8 +36:39 G0    
STF 1653   7.8 342 8.5 8.5 12:33.4 +32:02 F2    
HO 256 63165 0.8 113 7.0 9.0 12:44.1 +35:45 A3    
STF 1679   5.7 207 8.5 9.0 12:46.0 +49:49 F8    
STF 1688   14.4 345 8.5 10.0 12:53.6 +37:58 G0    
Alpha CVn 63257 19.6 228 3.0 5.5 12:56.1 +38:18 A0 *** Yellow/white pair
BU 925   6.9 211 7.0 12.0 12:56.6 +43:32 A0    
STT 257 44396 13.0 353 8.0 8.5 12:56.8 +45:36 F2    
STF 1702 63275 35.6 83 8.5 10.0 12:58.5 +38:16 K0    
STT 1718 28628 13.2 223 9.0 10.5 13:05.5 +50:58 F8    
BU 930 44465 2.7 119 6.0 12.0 13:05.8 +45:15 K1 *** Very red primary
STF 1623   6.6 8 8.0 9.5 13:08.3 +38:45 K0 *** Orange/White pair
15 CVn 63374 284.0 297 6.0 6.0 13:09.7 +38:32 B7    
17CVn 63380 1.2 276 6.0 10.0 13:10.1 +38:30 F0    
STF 261 63396 2.3 340 7.0 7.5 13:12.0 +32:05 F8    
STF 263   2.1 134 7.5 8.5 13:16.6 +50:34 G5    
HU 644 44566 1.2 90 8.5 9.0 13:19.7 +47:46 M2    
STF 1755 63593 4.1 132 7.0 8.0 13:32.3 +36:49 G5 *** Red/White pair
STF 269 63599 0.3 229 6.5 7.0 13:32.9 +34:54 A3    
STF 1758   3.7 299 8.0 8.0 13:32.9 +49:08 G0    
HJ 1234 63616 30.6 14 6.5 11.0 13:34.4 +38:47 F0    
25 CVn 63648 1.8 107 5.5 7.5 13:37.4 +36:17 A7    
STF 1776   7.4 200 8.0 8.0 13:41.8 +46:12 G5    
STF 125 63739 71.3 238 6.0 8.5 13:47.0 +38:33 G5 *** Red/White pair
HJ 1244   6.8 131 6.5 11.0 13:53.4 +42:11 A0    
STF 1789   6.5 328 8.0 8.0 13:54.0 +32:49 F8    
STT 272 63822 1.6 7 7.0 10.0 13:54.5 +29:55 F2    
STT 274 63935 13.1 59 7.0 10.0 14:06.7 +34:46 K0 *** Red/White pair

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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.