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Double Stars in Vela
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Here is a listing of the 93 or so best doubles in Vela.
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Name SAO Sep PA Mag1 Mag2 RA Dec Spect Color Comments
**JC 12 219390 27.1 16 8.5 8.5 08:05.2 -45:24 A5/B8    
RST 5285 219439 0.9 278 8.0 11.5 08:07.1 -48:10 A0    
GAMMA VEL 219504 41.0 220 2.5 4.0 08:09.4 -47:20 B3   Third component sep 62.3, pa 151 mag 8.5, fourth component sep 93.5, pa 141, sep 9.5
SEE 96 219602 0.3 291 6.5 7.0 08:12.5 -46:16 B4    
HJ 4069 219652 0.4 293 6.5 8.0 08:14.4 -45:50 A0    
BRS 3 219776 5.2 327 8.5 9.0 08:18.9 -45:02 A0    
RST 4884 219783 7.8 136 7.0 13.5 08:19.1 -46:11 K0    
HJ 4081 219785 42.5 185 6.5 11.0 08:19.1 -48:11 B3    
I 67 219848 0.9 138 5.0 6.5 08:22.5 -48:29 A0   B Vela
DUN 69 235962 25.7 220 5.0 8.5 08:25.5 -51:43 B3    
COO 71   7.0 105 8.0 11.0 08:28.0 -41:15 A0    
HJ 4102 219977 68.5 281 6.5 9.5 08:28.8 -42:35 G0/B3    
HJ 4104 219985 3.7 245 6.5 8.0 08:29.1 -47:56 B5    
DUN 70 219995 5.0 350 5.0 6.5 08:29.5 -44:43 B3    
I 168 220025 3.3 74 6.5 11.0 08:30.7 -44:44 B5    
I 313 220026 3.8 216 7.0 9.0 08:30.8 -41:31 K2 ***  
SLR 8 236062 0.8 292 6.0 7.5 08:32.1 -53:12 G5    
COO 72 236064 3.6 98 8.5 10.0 08:32.3 -50:58 F8    
HDO 202 220086 15.0 225 6.5 10.5 08:33.1 -45:45 B5    
I 195 199389 1.9 42 6.5 8.5 08:34.5 -37:36 K5 ***  
HJ 4119 220195 10.1 226 7.5 10.5 08:37.2 -49:25 A0    
HJ 4126 236157 16.7 30 5.5 9.5 08:39.9 -53:03 B5   Within Cluster IC 2391
COO 74 220252 4.0 64 5.5 9.0 08:40.2 -40:14 B9    
I 815 220381 4.4 2 7.0 11.0 08:44.6 -41:16 B5    
DELTA VEL 236232 2.6 153 2.0 6.5 08:44.7 -54:41 A/B   Third component sep 69.2, pa 61 mag 10.5 C is also a double sep 6.2, pa 102 mags 10.5/13
HU 1590 236261 0.3 338 8.5 9.0 08:46.4 -52:50 A3   Near cluster NGC 2669
**JC 13 220439 2.1 313 7.5 8.5 08:46.6 -42:34 B9    
I 70 199628 1.3 113 7.0 9.0 08:47.8 -38:56 A0    
I 1181 220556 3.8 338 7.5 12.0 08:50.2 -49:55 F0    
HDO 205 220561 3.4 84 5.0 10.0 08:50.6 -46:31 B0    
HJ 4148 236326 5.8 111 8.0 10.5 08:50.8 -54:06 A2    
CP 9 236362 3.0 79 7.0 8.5 08:52.7 -52:07 A0    
HJ 4150 220633 17.5 265 7.5 10.0 08:53.9 -41:49 B9    
DUN 73 236416 65.2 359 7.5 8.0 08:56.2 -55:30 K0    
H VEL 236417 2.7 339 5.0 7.5 08:56.3 -52:43 B5    
COO 78 236420 10.9 144 8.0 8.5 08:56.5 -53:47 A0    
SEE 108 220689 3.1 46 7.5 10.0 08:57.1 -43:15 B3   Carbon Star SAO 220690 mag 10 in field
I 71 220734 9.1 307 7.5 10.0 09:00.0 -49:33 K0    
HJ 4165 236518 0.9 118 5.5 7.0 09:01.8 -52:10 B9    
HJ 4177 236565 0.6 129 7.0 8.5 09:04.5 -56:20 B9    
I 492 220873 0.3 147 7.5 8.0 09:07.7 -44:37 B5    
HJ 4188 220952 2.7 282 6.5 7.0 09:12.6 -43:36 B5    
HJ 4191 220978 5.6 15 5.0 9.5 09:14.4 -43:13 B5    
I 11 220998 0.9 284 6.5 7.5 09:15.2 -45:33 A0    
RST 4907 221077 3.5 319 6.5 14.0 09:20.3 -45:10 K0    
RST 4909 221105 1.6 21 7.5 13.0 09:22.0 -46:45 G5    
COO 83 236956 19.4 152 7.0 10.0 09:25.6 -53:15 F8    
SEE 112 221199 60.7 98 7.5 8.0 09:28.6 -45:30 B5    
PSI VEL 221234 0.5 202 4.0 5.0 09:30.7 -40:28 F2   Binary, 34 years. Carbon Star SAO 221226 in field
SYD 1 237090 10.8 19 7.5 10.5 09:32.7 -57:05 B5    
HJ 4220 221288 2.0 214 69.0 6.5 09:33.7 -49:00 B4    
R 125 221339 3.2 179 6.5 9.5 09:36.4 -48:45 F0    
SEE 115 237149 0.5 180 6.0 6.0 09:37.3 -53:39 A3    
HU 1465 221353 13.2 195 7.0 11.0 09:37.5 -49:59 G0    
HU 1467 237180 6.3 310 8.0 12.5 09:38.8 -50:30 A2   Cluster NGC 2972 in low power field
R 129 237247 3.2 294 7.5 7.5 09:42.6 -55:50 G5    
B 1658 237260 12.4 57 8.0 10.0 09:43.7 -51:13 B8    
DUN 80 221459 18.6 70 8.5 8.5 09:45.0 -49:29 F8    
HJ 4242   7.7 358 7.5 9.5 09:45.7 -41:39 B9    
HJ 4245 221478 9.4 216 7.0 9.5 09:46.1 -45:54 G5    
FIN 33 237355 8.6 191 7.5 13.0 09:48.2 -54:23 K0    
I 1520 221512 3.1 250 6.5 11.0 09:49.2 -43:29 K0 ***  
COO 92 221531 5.8 22 8.5 9.5 09:50.2 -49:37 F8    
DUN 81 221592 5.3 241 6.0 8.0 09:54.3 -45:17 B4    
HU 1472 221634 1.6 8 7.5 12.5 09:57.2 -49:52 B8    
HJ 4269 221644 14.1 321 6.5 11.0 09:57.7 -48:24 B3    
HJ 4273 221668 15.5 135 7.0 11.0 09:59.4 -44:57 A0    
HDO 209 237603 15.0 55 6.5 10.0 10:01.1 -56:05 B8    
HJ 4282 237638 47.7 199 7.5 8.5 10:03.2 -52:02 A2/A0    
HJ 4283 237664 8.0 181 7.5 9.0 10:04.5 -51:48 B9    
HU 1594 237675 0.4 278 7.0 7.5 10:05.0 -51:18 B9    
I 173 221773 0.2 144 5.5 7.0 10:06.2 -47:21 K0    
I 499 237707 1.7 301 7.5 9.5 10:07.1 -54:34 B9    
R 140 237907 3.2 281 7.5 8.5 10:19.1 -56:01 A2    
HJ 4307 237920 0.8 40 7.0 10.0 10:19.9 -51:34 F2   Open Cluster NGC 3228 on edge of field
RMK 13 237959 7.2 102 4.5 8.0 10:21.0 -56:02 B3    
I 208 222019 0.7 238 7.5 9.0 10:23.8 -44:14 A0    
HJ 4319 238059 12.1 123 7.5 11.5 10:26.3 -53:53 M2/K5 *** Primary is a Carbon Star
RST 4928 222057 0.5 314 6.5 8.5 10:26.8 -47:40 A5    
HJ 4329 238146 46.4 94 5.0 8.5 10:31.5 -53:43 K5/F4    
CPO 10 238152 2.2 345 7.5 9.0 10:31.8 -52:13 B8    
DUN 88 222126 13.4 218 6.0 6.5 10:31.9 -45:04 B8    
HJ 4330 222136 40.5 162 5.0 8.5 10:32.9 -47:00 K4/A *** T Vela
DUN 89 238176 26.0 30 6.5 8.5 10:33.3 -55:22 G5/A1 *** B is a close double, sep 1.5, pa 250, mags 8.5/9
HJ 4332 222145 28.4 162 7.0 9.5 10:33.5 -46:58 B9 *** Carbon Star/Double SAO 222136 in field
I 175 222188 1.9 156 7.5 10.5 10:36.3 -47:50 G0    
SEE 119 222199 0.4 286 4.5 5.0 10:37.3 -48:13 F2/A3    
DUN 95 238309 51.9 105 4.5 6.5 10:39.4 -55:36 G2   b is also a double sep 20.2, pa 176 mags 6.2/11
MU VEL 222321 0.7 90 3.0 7.0 10:46.7 -49:24 G5    
HJ 4388 222454 34.7 206 7.0 10.5 10:57.6 -45:52 K0    
HU 1601 238640 0.2 4 8.5 9.0 10:58.2 -54:21 K0    
HJ 4394 222473 28.6 261 8.5 9.0 10:59.4 -43:08 G5    
RST 4933 222490 0.7 312 7.5 10.0 11:00.3 -44:54 K5 ***  

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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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