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Double Stars in Libra
The Scales
Here is a listing of the 36 or so best doubles in Libra.
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
STF 1837 158550 1.2 285 6.5 8.5 14:24.7 -11:40 F1    
BU 225 158556 35.0 295 6.0 6.0 14:25.4 -19:57 A8   B is a binary sep 1.2 pa 93 mag 6.5/8
HJ 4679   16.6 306 8.0 9.0 14:25.9 -22:07 F2    
BU 117 158612 2.2 84 7.0 9.0 14:31.4 -15:37 G5    
HU 140   1.2 249 6.5 11.0 14:32.5 -13:00 K2    
5 LIB 158788 3.1 249 6.5 11.0 14:46.0 -15:27 K2    
BU 346   2.0 269 7.0 8.0 14:48.5 -17:20 G0    
MU LIB 158821 1.8 355 5.5 6.5 14:49.3 -14:09 A2    
ALPHA 01/ 02 LIB 158836/
158840
231.0 314 3.0 5.0 14:50.9 -16:02 A2/F5    
ADS 9446   21.8 302 6.0 7.5 14:57.4 -21:23 AB ***  
HJ 2757 183060 12.0 95 7.5 10.0 14:58.7 -22:23 F5    
18 LIB 158946 19.6 39 6.0 9.5 14:58.9 -11:08 K3/G8 *** large color contrast
STF 1899   28.2 67 7.0 9.5 15:01.6 -03:09 K2 ***  
BU 119   1.9 287 8.0 8.5 15:05.6 -07:00 G0    
STF 3090   1.1 281 8.5 9.0 15:08.7 -00:58 G0   Third component sep 95.5 pa 130 mag 10
IOTA LIB   58.6 111 4.5 9.5 15:12.3 -19:47 B9   B is a binary sep 1.9 pa 17 mag 5/5.5
B 288 183285 1.8 76 6.0 11.0 15:13.9 -26:11 G8    
SAO 159121 159121 47.4 140 7.0 8.0 15:14.4 -18:26 F5    
SAO 183316 183316 0.7 141 7.0 8.0 15:15.7 -27:36 F2    
BU 352 183349 14.2 66 7.5 9.5 15:17.9 -26:59 K2    
BU 227 183368 2.1 168 7.5 9.5 15:19.1 -24:15 A2    
HJ 4756 183377 9.6 192 8.0 9.0 15:19.6 -24:15 K0    
STF 1939   9.2 130 8.0 9.0 15:27.5 -10:58 G0    
BU 33   3.0 40 8.0 10.0 15:28.6 -12:59 F8    
BU 1114 183506 1.1 317 7.0 7.5 15:28.9 -28:52 F8   Third component sep 9.2 pa 6 mag 10.5
BU 34   6.5 56 11.0 11.0 15:31.5 -13:02 A6    
SAO 159317 159317 10.7 282 6.0 9.0 15:31.7 -20:10 A4    
SAO 183565 183565 9.3 301 7.0 7.0 15:33.2 -24:29 A3    
UPS LIB 183619 3.3 160 4.0 11.5 15:37.0 -28:07 K5 ***  
STF 1962 140671 11.8 189 6.5 6.5 15:38.7 -08:47 F6    
BU 121 183668 1.6 280 7.5 8.0 15:39.6 -27:38 A0    
BU 122 159421 1.7 221 77.0 77.0 15:39.9 -19:45 F2    
BU 35 159453 2.3 104 7.0 8.0 15:42.8 -16:00 G4    
BU 354   5.6 289 7.0 9.0 15:43.2 -25:24 F0    
STF 3096   3.8 80 9.0 9.0 15:47.8 -05:19 G5    
STF 3097   4.0 183 9.0 9.0 15:50.9 -09:01 G0    

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Some information gathered from Burgham's Celestial Handbooks and converted to J2000, other from my own observations.
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