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Double Stars in Mensa
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Here is a listing of the 12 or so best doubles in Mensa.
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 3607 258346 37.2 127 8.0 8.5 03:37.2 -80:52 K0/A5 ***  
HJ 3612   19.4 162 8.0 9.0 03:42.4 -80:01 F8    
HJ 3673 256092 10.2 67 7.5 7.5 04:25.0 -77:41 F8    
I 472 256103 18.6 78 7.5 11.0 04:31.0 -78:37 A2    
HJ 3741 256153 46.5 122 6.0 10.0 04:59.9 -78:17 K0/M0 ***  
HRG 2 256152 1.1 172 7.5 8.0 05:01.3 -74:20 A0    
GAMMA MEN 256201 38.2 107 5.0 11.0 05:31.8 -76:21 K4 *** Optical Double
I 277 256207 3.9 190 7.5 11.0 05:35.2 -71:08 K0   Near NGC 2018
HJ 3911   22.0 47 7.0 11.0 06:47.5 -76:51 G5 ***  
HJ 3932 256352 8.3 284 7.5 10.0 06:54.1 -77:46 A2    
HJ 3996 258468 16.6 255 7.5 11.0 07:11.7 -84:28 B9    
I 312 256388 1.1 161 8.5 8.5 07:15.5 -75:52 F5    

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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.