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Double Stars in Musca
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Here is a listing of the 16 or so best doubles in Musca.
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 4432 251382 2.5 303 5.5 7.5 11:23.4 -64:57 B5    
HJ 4450 256849 21.0 40 7.0 10.5 11:31.8 -73:55 B9    
HD 100431   1.1 238 8.0 8.5 11:32.6 -65:52 B9    
HD 103079 251617 1.8 159 5.0 7.5 11:51.9 -65:12 B4    
HJ 4498 251738 8.7 61 7.0 8.0 12:06.4 -65:42 F8/A3 ***  
I 296 256967 1.7 276 6.5 9.0 12:39.2 -75:22 B9    
HIP 62289   9.2 192 8.0 8.5 12:45.8 -75:10 A0    
BETA MUSCA 252019 1.6 14 4.0 4.0 12:46.3 -68:06 B2    
HJ 4550 252034 13.6 98 8.0 9.0 12:48.3 -67:07 A2    
GLS 185 252038 8.7 9 7.5 9.0 12:49.1 -65:35 A0    
THETA MUSCA 252162 5.3 186 5.5 8.0 13:08.2 -65:18 B0    
HDO 224 252245 0.5 212 7.0 8.0 13:17.9 -68:29 B9    
HJ 4586 252318 3.1 144 7.0 9.0 13:28.4 -67:51 A3    
I 298 252353 0.9 187 7.0 9.0 13:32.5 -69:14 F2    
HJ 4596 252388 1.6 282 8.0 8.0 13:37.4 -64:56 B9    
HJ 4598 257078 13.1 46 7.0 11.0 13:41.7 -75:07 A0    

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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.