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Double Stars in Phoenix
Here is a listing of the 38 or so best doubles in Phoenix.
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Name SAO Sep PA Mag1 Mag2 RA Dec Spect Color Comments
I 1477 231888 0.8 292 6.5 7.0 00:00.3 -44:17 G3    
HJ 5437 248097 1.9 312 6.5 10.0 00:00.6 -53:05 G0    
HDO 180 214963 5.4 176 6.0 11.5 00:06.3 -49:04 G1    
HDO 181 231943 0.4 206 6.0 8.0 00:09.0 -53:59 G4    
HJ 3347 231947 25.0 81 7.0 13.0 00:09.1 -50:10 B8    
HJ 3364 232028 39.8 239 7.5 10.5 00:24.7 -53:58 G0    
I 45 232087 0.5 231 8.0 8.5 00:33.5 -55:19 A2    
XI PHE 232152 13.2 253 6.0 10.0 00:41.8 -56:30 A8    
MLO 1 232154 6.2 162 7.5 8.0 00:42.0 -55:46 G0    
HJ 3390 215208 14.2 313 7.0 9.5 00:43.3 -45:10 G5 *** Nice little group of colored stars
ETA PHE 232162 19.8 217 4.5 11.0 00:43.3 -57:28 A0   Difficult due to glare from primary
HDO 183 215232 14.3 307 6.0 13.5 00:45.8 -47:33 K0    
I 47 215270 1.1 11 7.0 7.5 00:51.9 -43:42 F2    
I 49 232258 0.7 38 8.0 8.5 01:00.7 -52:34 F0    
HJ 3415 215348 1.0 144 7.5 7.5 01:03.9 -40:38 A2    
HDO 184 215350 3.7 259 73.5 11.0 01:04.0 -40:31 F5    
BETA PHE 215365 1.4 346 4.0 4.0 01:06.1 -46:42 G8   Third component mag 11.5 sep 57.5 PA 52
ZETA PHE 232306 0.8 40 4.0 7.0 01:08.4 -55:15 B6   Third component sep 6.4, PA 243 mag 8
SLR 2 215379 1.2 191 7.5 9.0 01:08.7 -46:40 A5    
HU 1342 232315 0.3 314 8.0 8.0 01:09.3 -56:36 F8    
HJ 3422 232356 14.0 56 7.5 11.5 01:15.0 -55:38 K5 ***  
HJ 3430 232385 2.6 228 7.0 9.5 01:20.5 -57:21 F8    
HDO 185 215486 4.6 240 7.5 11.5 01:23.7 -40:57 K0    
I 447 215539 1.4 309 6.5 10.0 01:31.7 -45:34 A0    
I 51 215567 1.5 11 7.0 9.5 01:34.3 -45:41 G5    
I 1139B   7.3 75 7.5 14.0 01:58.5 -41:10 F0    
DUN 250 247883 33.4 85 8.5 9.0 23:27.2 -50:16 K2   Nice red pair
I 1059 247888 1.1 188 7.5 11.0 23:27.9 -50:20 G5    
I 23 247889 0.8 334 8.0 9.0 23:28.2 -56:26 F3    
COO 258 247923 1.9 198 8.5 9.0 23:33.5 -57:01 F8    
IOTA PHE 231675 6.7 270 5.0 13.0 23:35.1 -42:37 A2    
I 25 247938 0.8 42 8.0 8.0 23:35.4 -57:29 F2    
THETA PHE 231719 4.0 275 6.5 7.0 23:39.5 -46:38 A3   AKA Dunlop 251
HDO 303 231726 2.0 65 7.0 10.0 23:40.0 -47:19 G5 ***  
HU 1550 231740 0.7 192 8.0 8.5 23:41.5 -41:34 F5    
DAW 28 231749 3.8 74 7.0 11.0 23:43.1 -46:18 G5   B is also a close double sep 0.5, PA 292 mags 11.5/12
I 305 248023 3.1 123 7.0 11.0 23:48.1 -50:53 K0    
SLR 14 248037 1.0 5 8.0 8.5 23:50.5 -51:42 G5   True Binary, about 188 years

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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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