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Double Stars in Sextans
The Sextant
Here is a listing of the 13 or so best doubles in Sextans.
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Name SAO Sep PA Mag1 Mag2 RA Dec Spect Color Comments
STF 1377 117871 3.9 136 8.0 11.0 09:07.4 +02:38 F8    
A 1767 127256 1.8 19 7.5 11.0 09:57.7 -01:56 G5 ***  
BU 25 137515 1.5 150 8.5 9.0 10:21.7 -09:46 G5    
BU 1280 118298 116.0 192 7.0 9.0 10:26.2 +03:55 A2   Component B is a binary sep 0.9 pa 192 mag 9/11.5
STF 1441 137614 2.7 167 6.5 10.0 10:31.0 -07:38 K5/F6 ***  
BU 1073 137628 3.5 49 7.0 11.0 10:32.5 -06:04 K0    
J 84 118391 1.0 61 8.5 8.5 10:36.2 +00:41 F8    
STF 1456 118406 13.6 46 8.0 9.5 10:38.3 +01:14 F5    
STF 1457 118410 1.8 331 7.5 8.5 10:38.7 +05:44 F2    
35 SEXT 118449 6.4 236 6.5 7.5 10:43.3 +04:45 K3/K0 ***  
STF 1470 137774 1.2 189 8.0 8.5 10:46.2 -05:45 A0    
40 SEXT 137808 2.2 10 7.0 7.5 10:49.2 -04:01 A2    
41 SEXT 137823 27.3 306 6.0 11.5 10:50.3 -08:53 A2    

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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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