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Double Stars in Scorpius
The Scorpion
Here is a listing of the 50 or so best doubles in Scorpius.
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Name SAO Sep PA Mag1 Mag2 RA Dec Spect Color Comments
2 SCORPII 183896 2.5 274 5.0 7.5 15:53.6 -25:19 B3    
BU 38   4.4 348 8.0 10.5 16:02.9 -25:01 A0    
XI SCORPII 159665 7.4 53 5.0 7.0 16:04.4 -11:22 F5 ***  
STF 1999 159670 11.4 100 7.5 8.0 16:04.5 -11:26 K3/G2 ***  
8-BETA SCORPII 159682 13.7 14 2.5 5.0 16:05.4 -19:48 B2    
11 SCORPII 159715 3.3 253 6.0 10.0 16:07.6 -12:44 A0    
SAO 140981 140981 44.3 185 6.5 7.0 16:08.4 -10:05 F7    
SAO 207396 207396 7.8 85 7.0 7.5 16:09.5 -32:39 G2    
14-NU SCORPII 159764 1.2 2 4.0 6.5 16:12.0 -19:28 G2   Multiple system, 4 stars
12 SCORPII 184217 42.0 75 6.5 8.5 16:12.3 -28:24 B9    
STF 2019   22.2 154 8.0 9.5 16:14.2 -10:24 F8   Primary is a very close double, sep 0.2
SAO 207482 207482 1.7 174 8.5 8.5 16:14.8 -39:08 F0    
55G SCORPII 207558/
207557
23.0 319 5.5 6.5 16:19.6 -30:54 F8/F5    
SHJ 225 159858 47.1 333 7.0 8.5 16:20.1 -20:03 B9   Within Emission Nebula IC 4601
SAO 207574 207574 15.1 298 6.5 9.0 16:20.6 -39:25 A0    
20-SIGMA SCORPII 184336 20.0 273 3.0 9.0 16:21.1 -25:36 B1    
BU 624 184350 1.1 320 8.0 9.5 16:22.9 -23:06 A2    
HJ 4845 226715 1.9 130 8.0 8.5 16:23.8 -41:14 F0    
HJ 4848   6.3 154 7.0 7.5 16:23.9 -33:11 A0    
ADS 10035 A/ B 184369 5.4 354 6.0 7.0 16:24.6 -29:41 G0    
ALPHA SCORPII (ANTARES) 184415 3.0 275 1.0 6.5 16:29.4 -26:26 M1 *** Companion is extremely difficult
I 95 207759 1.6 359 7.5 9.5 16:33.0 -33:31 A0    
HJ 4867   16.4 294 6.0 9.0 16:38.4 -43:24 B3   Very near Open Cluster NGC 6192
BU 1116 184591 2.1 8 7.0 10.5 16:44.3 -27:27 A0    
HD 151315 208043 23.4 141 7.5 8.5 16:48.3 -36:53 A5    
I 993 208069 3.6 99 7.0 11.0 16:49.5 -31:39 K0 ***  
I 99 227264 1.1 72 8.0 8.5 16:49.6 -43:57 A0    
HJ 4889   6.8 6 6.0 8.0 16:51.0 -37:30 B9    
ADS 10232 184735 2.7 2 7.0 11.0 16:52.2 -25:35 A0    
SEE 294   56.6 21 5.5 7.0 16:54.0 -41:47 B0   Within Open Cluster NGC 6231
HJ 4893 227393 7.5 52 8.0 10.0 16:54.4 -41:49 G5   In NGC 6231
SAO 208238 208238 2.4 230 8.0 9.5 16:57.9 -37:59 B4    
SAO 208386 208386 17.6 296 8.0 8.5 17:05.4 -33:46 G0    
SAO 208406 208406 6.5 84 6.0 10.0 17:06.3 -37:13 A2   Near Open Cluster NGC 6281
HWE 86 208557 2.8 143 7.0 8.5 17:13.9 -38:17 B5    
HJ 4926   14.4 334 6.5 10.0 17:14.5 -39:46 G5 ***  
I 408 227768 1.7 168 7.0 9.0 17:16.4 -42:20 B5    
MLO 4   1.5 181 6.0 7.5 17:18.9 -35:00 K5 ***  
SAO 208777 208777 3.6 233 8.5 9.0 17:24.5 -30:32 K0    
HD 158042 228010 13.5 169 6.5 8.5 17:29.0 -43:58 B9    
HO 646 208883 4.4 321 7.0 9.5 17:30.1 -33:42 B5    
HWE 87 208903 3.1 232 7.5 8.5 17:31.3 -39:01 F8    
HLD 136 228078 1.1 109 8.0 8.5 17:31.7 -41:02 B9    
I 603 228107 1.2 80 7.5 8.5 17:33.3 -45:31 B9    
HJ 4962   5.5 102 5.5 10.5 17:34.8 -32:34 O5 *** Within Open Cluster NGC 6383
SAO 209038 209038 14.0 194 8.5 9.0 17:37.6 -37:46 F0    
SAO 209119 209119 1.2 138 8.0 9.5 17:40.7 -35:38 F5    
SAO 209246 209246 13.5 235 7.5 9.5 17:47.2 -38:07 B8    
RY SCORPII 209340 13.3 221 8.0 10.5 17:50.9 -33:42 G0/G7    
STN 37 209357 9.9 190 6.5 7.5 17:51.2 -30:33 A0   Near Open Cluster NGC 6451

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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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