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Double Stars in Microscopium
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Here is a listing of the 17 or so best doubles in Microscopium.
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
HIP 101292 230257 3.8 156 8.0 8.0 20:31.8 -40:53 G0    
HJ 5206 212221 16.4 193 7.5 12.0 20:32.7 -31:22 A2    
I 1425 189523 0.4 150 8.5 8.5 20:39.0 -28:25 G0    
HJ 5211   20.5 300 6.5 11.0 20:40.9 -42:24 G5    
SEE 428 212401 4.5 185 7.0 11.5 20:45.2 -35:10 G0    
HJ 5218 212410 9.9 191 7.0 12.0 20:45.4 -30:29 F0    
STN 53 189701 17.3 177 7.5 11.0 20:47.9 -27:44 G5    
ALPHA MIC 212472 20.6 166 5.0 9.5 20:50.0 -33:46 G7 ***  
HJ 5228 230405 32.3 104 7.5 10.0 20:51.7 -40:54 K0    
BU 765 212617 1.2 120 7.0 12.0 21:00.6 -35:17 K0    
DUN 236 230492 57.8 73 6.5 7.0 21:02.2 -43:00 G3/K0 ***  
SEE 435 189966 0.3 292 6.5 7.5 21:03.2 -27:44 K0    
DAW 153 190055 3.5 280 7.0 11.5 21:09.0 -28:28 G5    
BU 251 212786 2.6 233 7.5 9.5 21:12.1 -30:35 F5    
THETA-2 MIC 230667 78.4 66 6.5 10.5 21:24.4 -41:00 A0    
B 528 212975 6.9 190 7.0 13.0 21:24.7 -34:58 K0    
HIP 105913 230692 2.8 148 5.5 8.5 21:27.0 -42:32 A3    

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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.