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Double Stars in Hydrus
The Water Snake
Here is a listing of the 12 or so best doubles in Hydrus.
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
HJ 3420 258257 22.6 32 7.5 10.5 01:06.8 -81:38 K0    
HJ 3435 232417 25.5 360 7.0 9.0 01:25.3 -59:30 F2    
HJ 3475 248461 2.6 64 7.0 7.0 01:55.3 -60:18 F0    
HJ 3483   7.2 284 9.5 9.5 02:04.0 -71:15 G0    
HJ 3481 232630 18.2 9 8.5 10.0 02:05.4 -59:10 A2    
HJ 3784 217444 52.7 61 7.5 9.0 02:07.4 -59:39 F5    
HJ 3489 255860 21.9 244 7.0 11.0 02:11.9 -70:56 G5    
GLI 16   10.6 158 9.0 9.5 02:11.9 -72:40 F4    
I 266 248512 3.1 163 7.0 12.0 02:12.8 -66:08 K0    
I 458   1.6 274 8.0 10.5 02:18.1 -71:29 G5    
HJ 3522 255904 34.3 290 7.0 10.5 02:33.3 -75:53 F2    
HJ 3568 255962 15.4 224 5.5 8.0 03:07.3 -78:59 F0    

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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.