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Double Stars in Equuleus
The Little Horse
Here is a listing of the 12 or so best doubles in Equuleus.
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
ETA EQU 126428 0.9 288 5.5 6.0 20:59.1 +04:17 F5 ***  
2 EQU 126482 2.8 218 7.0 7.0 21:02.3 +07:10 F8    
STF 2749 126523 3.5 168 8.0 9.0 21:04.7 +03:31 G0    
5 EQU 126593 1.9 268 4.0 11.0 21:10.3 +10:09 F0    
HO 151   1.6 196 9.0 9.0 21:10.9 +03:52 A *** Carbon Star SAO 126600 is in the field
STF 2765 126601 2.7 81 8.0 8.0 21:11.0 +09:33 A3    
DELTA EQU 166643 47.7 14 5.0 10.0 21:14.4 +10:00 K5    
BU 163 107015 0.6 251 7.0 9.0 21:18.6 +11:34 F8    
STF 2786 126707 2.6 188 7.0 8.0 21:19.6 +09:31 F8    
BU 838   1.5 132 7.5 9.5 21:20.9 +03:06 F8 *** Carbon Star SAO 126723 just within field
STF 2791 126763 2.5 104 8.5 9.0 21:23.7 +04:21 F0    
STF 2793 126782 26.6 242 8.0 8.5 21:25.0 +09:22 A2 ***  

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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.