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Double Stars in Pyxis
The Mariner's Compass
Here is a listing of the 18 or so best doubles in Pyxis.
The star name contains a link so you may click there to see more detailed information about this double star.
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Name SAO Sep PA Mag1 Mag2 RA Dec Spect Color Comments
GLI 96 199261 25.5 143 6.5 9.5 08:28.0 -35:06 B3 ***  
I 805   1.9 45 7.5 9.5 08:31.4 -25:41 A0    
HJ 4106   1.0 208 7.5 9.5 08:31.4 -36:40 K0 ***  
BU 206   1.8 279 8.0 9.0 08:35.5 -25:06 G0 ***  
I 355 176148 0.7 46 8.0 8.5 08:36.2 -21:03 K2 ***  
HJ 4115   22.4 158 6.5 11.0 08:37.5 -33:44 K2    
BU 207   4.3 103 6.5 10.0 08:38.7 -19:44 K5 ***  
BU 208 176226 85.0 202 6.0 9.0 08:39.2 -22:40 G5    
I 314   0.8 233 6.5 8.0 08:39.4 -36:36 F3    
ZETA PYX 176253 52.3 61 5.5 10.0 08:39.7 -29:33 G4/G0 ***  
HO 356 176523 1.6 276 8.0 8.5 08:49.3 -26:25 A0    
HJ 4144 199690 2.4 315 7.0 9.0 08:50.5 -35:56 B9 ***  
HD 77737 199924 13.7 153 6.5 7.5 09:03.2 -33:35 A0    
HJ 4166B 199925 0.8 77 7.5 11.5 09:03.2 -33:36 A0    
HWE 23   3.1 306 8.5 9.0 09:06.3 -31:36 A0    
KAPPA PYX 177002 2.1 263 5.0 10.0 09:08.1 -25:51 M0 *** Primary is a Carbon Star
BU 410 177055 1.8 158 7.0 9.0 09:09.8 -25:48 A0    
ETA PYX 176189 17.8 147 5.5 9.5 09:09.9 -30:22 A3   b is a spectroscopic binary

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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.