Eagle Creek Observatory
"Teaching young minds about the heavens"

Double Star Logo

Double Stars in Grus
The Crane
Here is a listing of the 32 or so best doubles in Grus.
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.
Click HERE for an ETX tour.

Name SAO Sep PA Mag1 Mag2 RA Dec Spect Color Comments
B 530 213054 1.0 36 7.5 10.5 21:30.8 -38:38 F5    
HJ 5275 213058 40.8 201 8.5 11.5 21:31.0 -36:32 F2    
HJ 5288 213217 19.7 60 7.5 8.5 21:42.6 -37:56 F0    
HD 207129 230846 55.0 356 5.5 8.5 21:48.2 -47:18 G2   Optical Double
ALPHA GRUS 230992 28.3 149 2.0 12.5 22:08.2 -46:57 B5    
HJ 5319 213631 2.1 127 7.5 7.5 22:12.0 -38:18 F2    
COO 250 231031 5.5 353 7.5 10.0 22:13.0 -49:03 G5    
HDO 298 247400 3.4 32 5.5 10.5 22:18.2 -53:36 G1    
I 134 247426 0.4 296 8.0 8.5 22:22.6 -56:08 A3    
PI(01) GRUS 231105 2.7 201 6.5 11.0 22:22.7 -45:56 G0    
PI(02) GRUS 231111 4.6 214 6.0 12.0 22:23.1 -45:55 F0    
JC 19 231123 24.8 74 6.5 7.5 22:24.7 -41:26 F5   Optical Double
I 136 231134 1.7 276 7.5 9.0 22:25.9 -45:06 K0 ***  
HJ 5338 247460 30.3 183 7.0 11.0 22:28.4 -51:47 K5 ***  
B 562 231163 4.1 360 7.5 14.0 22:29.8 -46:04 G5    
HJ 5344 213933 5.0 168 8.0 11.0 22:35.6 -38:43 F2    
BU 771 231217 2.7 263 6.0 10.5 22:37.0 -40:35 A2   Sigma(02) Grus
I 138 231223 3.4 278 7.0 11.0 22:37.8 -39:51 F8    
B 569 247527 1.7 178 8.5 11.0 22:38.8 -53:44 F0    
COO 252 231257 7.8 129 6.5 10.0 22:42.6 -47:12 G1    
HJ 5362 231290 10.5 141 7.0 10.0 22:46.7 -46:56 A5    
HJ 5366 231336 14.8 252 8.0 9.0 22:52.6 -42:47 A2    
TAU02 GRUS 231353 0.3 166 7.5 8.0 22:55.3 -48:27 G0    
HU 1335 231376 0.5 100 8.0 8.5 22:58.6 -45:30 G5   Binary, 87 years
BU 1011 214261 2.1 298 6.5 10.0 23:02.6 -36:24 G9 ***  
UPS GRUS 214313 1.1 211 5.5 9.0 23:06.9 -38:53 A0    
THETA GRUS 231444 1.1 75 4.5 7.0 23:06.9 -43:30 F6    
DUN 246   8.6 256 6.0 6.5 23:07.3 -50:40 F7    
I 1467 231493 0.5 9 7.0 8.5 23:13.2 -49:36 G5    
HJ 5390 231532 22.5 44 6.0 10.5 23:16.7 -44:29 K0    
DUN 248 247837 0.5 243 6.5 8.0 23:20.8 -50:18 A2   Third component sep 16.8 MAG 9 pa 211
DUN 249 247854 26.5 212 6.5 7.5 23:23.9 -53:48 A5    

Image created using TheSky 4.0 Level IV
available from Bisque Software


Back


Some information gathered from Burgham's Celestial Handbooks and converted to J2000, other from my own observations.
Page 2003 Kevin Muenzler, Eagle Creek Observatory.