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Double Stars in Sculptor
The Sculptor's Appar
Here is a listing of the 35 or so best doubles in Sculptor.
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Name SAO Sep PA Mag1 Mag2 RA Dec Spect Color Comments
ZETA SCL   3.0 330 5.0 14.0 00:02.4 -29:43 B4   In a dense field of dim stars
KAPPA-1 SCL 166083 1.3 265 6.0 6.0 00:09.3 -27:59 F2    
RST 2236 192382 1.7 99 7.0 13.0 00:10.7 -34:51 K0    
I 701 192466 0.5 58 8.5 8.5 00:20.2 -35:53 K0 *** Carbon Star SAO 192477 is in field Spect M0
HJ 3442 166344 21.9 196 7.0 11.0 00:32.6 -25:21 K0    
HJ 3377 166362 20.1 60 7.5 10.0 00:33.6 -26:05 K0/M5 *** Primary is a carbon star
HJ 3375   5.3 168 6.5 8.5 00:33.8 -34:59 G0    
I 705 192643 0.1 44 8.0 8.0 00:37.2 -37:16 G0    
HJ 1991 166443 46.5 93 6.5 8.5 00:38.9 -25:05 K0 ***  
LAMDA-1 SCL 192690 0.7 3 6.5 7.0 00:42.7 -38:27 A0    
I 261 166584 0.3 53 8.0 9.0 00:47.9 -29:19 A5    
STN 60 198384 8.7 219 6.5 11.0 01:04.5 -33:31 K5 ***  
HJ 3436 193123 9.8 126 7.0 9.5 01:27.0 -30:13 K0    
BU 1230 167093 2.7 226 6.0 11.5 01:30.4 -26:12 K4 ***  
GJ 60C 193189 0.2 102 109.0 8.0 01:35.0 -29:54 8   Third component sep 1.4 pa 109 mag 10. Carbon Star SAO 193182 in field
TAU SCL 193201 1.1 122 6.0 7.0 01:36.1 -29:54 A0   Looks like Jupiter with its four moons lined up!
I 448 167199 20.3 350 6.5 12.5 01:38.7 -25:01 A0    
HJ 3452   20.5 276 7.0 8.5 01:39.7 -37:28 K2/M2 *** Very nice orange/red combination
EPSILON SCL 167275 4.7 34 5.5 9.5 01:45.6 -25:03 F1    
HWE 92 214386 7.2 271 7.5 10.0 23:13.0 -32:18 K0    
HWE 63 191872 6.4 267 7.5 11.0 23:24.1 -27:16 B9    
SEE 489 214624 19.9 145 7.0 11.5 23:33.8 -36:15 F0   Galaxy IC 5332 in field, very dim at mag 11
SEE 492 192020 0.5 1 7.0 8.5 23:35.6 -27:29 G0   True binary, 69 years period
HWE 93 214659 5.3 252 6.5 10.0 23:37.0 -31:52 K0 *** Nice color pair
I 693 214657 0.9 54 7.5 9.0 23:37.0 -36:48 F5    
HJ 5417 192116 8.9 321 6.5 9.0 23:44.5 -26:14 F5    
B 613 214749 0.2 133 8.5 8.5 23:44.9 -38:20 F0    
DELTA SCL 192168 3.9 243 4.5 11.5 23:48.9 -28:07 A0   Very hot primary, third component sep 73.3, PA 297 mag 9.5
HJ 5423 192180 13.5 307 6.5 11.5 23:49.8 -25:19 A0    
B 620 192188 2.5 9 7.5 14.5 23:50.1 -29:24 G5    
SEE 496 214820 16.8 192 8.0 12.5 23:51.4 -32:25 F0    
HJ 5429 192224 28.8 226 7.5 10.5 23:53.7 -29:24 M0 *** Primary is a carbon star
B 624 214843 6.4 192 8.5 13.0 23:53.9 -37:24 A0    
LAL 192 192230 6.8 269 6.5 7.0 23:54.4 -27:02 A2    
LAL 193 192295 11.1 171 8.0 8.5 23:59.5 -26:31 F0   Very nice group of three stars

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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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