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Double Stars in Reticulum
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Here is a listing of the 9 or so best doubles in Reticulum.
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Name SAO Sep PA Mag1 Mag2 RA Dec Spect Color Comments
DUN 12 248764 19.1 103 7.0 9.0 03:15.2 -64:26 F5   b is also a very close double sep 0.4, pa 38 mags 9.5/9.5
ZETA RET 248770 130.0 222 5.0 5.5 03:18.0 -62:31 G1/G2   Very nice, wide pair. Both are close doubles.
DUN 14 233197 57.5 271 7.0 8.0 03:38.1 -59:46 F2/F5    
HJ 3592 233252 5.2 15 6.0 9.0 03:44.6 -54:15 K0 ***  
DUN 17 233363 62.9 142 7.5 8.0 04:00.8 -54:22 A2   B is also a close double, sep 3.4 pa 79 mags 8/11. NGC 1515 just outside of the field
HJ 3641 248973 10.2 230 5.5 11.0 04:14.9 -62:11 K1   Alpha Reticulum in field
L 1430 248977 0.4 42 6.5 7.5 04:16.3 -60:56 A0   Carbon Star SAO 248974 within field at mag 9.0
THETA RET 248986 4.1 4 6.0 8.0 04:17.7 -63:15 B9   NGC 1559 just outside of field
HJ 3670 249054 31.9 99 6.0 8.5 04:33.5 -62:49 G0/K5 *** Nice Red/White combination

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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.