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Double Stars in Scutum
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Here is a listing of the 9 or so best doubles in Scutum.
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
ADS 11282 161390 10.2 220 7.0 8.5 18:22.3 -15:05 F5   B is also a close double sep 1.2 PA 70 mag 8.5/9
STF 2313 142289 6.1 198 7.0 8.5 18:24.7 -06:36 G0    
STF 2325   12.4 257 6.0 9.0 18:31.5 -10:47 B2   Within Nebula IC 1287
STF 2337   16.3 297 8.0 9.0 18:35.0 -14:42 A0    
BU 135 161687 2.3 186 6.5 11.0 18:38.0 -14:00 B9    
DELTA SCUTI 142515 52.5 130 4.5 10.0 18:42.2 -09:03 F3    
STF 2373 161805 4.4 337 7.0 8.0 18:45.9 -10:29 F2    
STF 2391 142639 28.2 333 6.5 9.5 18:48.7 -06:01 A2    
S SCUTI 142674 14.4 238 7.5 12.0 18:50.3 -07:54 C6 *** Carbon Star

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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.