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Double Stars in Virgo
The Virgin
Here is a listing of the 79 or so best doubles in Virgo.
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Name SAO Sep PA Mag1 Mag2 RA Dec Spect Color Comments
STF 1560   4.9 278 6.0 10.0 11:38.4 -02:26 K1 *** slight color contrast
STF 1568 119011 9.6 222 9.0 9.0 11:43.3 +00:45 F5    
STF 1575 119084 30.4 210 7.5 8.0 11:52.0 +08:50 G0/F5 ***  
STF 1593 138555 1.3 17 8.5 8.5 12:03.6 -02:26 F0    
ADS 8429 138592 142.0 195 8.0 11.0 12:07.3 -06:04 K2 *** Nice color contrast
STF 1605   23.7 278 8.0 8.5 12:10.5 -02:14 F2    
STF 1616   23.4 295 7.5 10.0 12:14.5 +08:48 G0/K2 *** Nice color contrast
STF 1618 100008 26.3 245 8.5 8.5 12:15.1 +09:59 F5    
STF 1619 138674 7.2 273 7.5 8.0 12:15.2 -07:14 G5    
STF 1627 138704 19.9 196 6.5 7.0 12:18.2 -03:57 F4    
STF 1628   9.8 239 8.5 9.0 12:18.7 +11:47 G0    
STF 1635 157230 13.3 173 7.5 8.5 12:21.2 -11:27 A0   nice little group
17 VIR 119360 19.6 337 6.5 9.0 12:22.6 +05:19 F8/K5    
HD 108274   1.2 145 9.0 9.0 12:26.5 -01:53 F5    
STF 1647 119436 1.2 236 7.5 8.0 12:30.5 +09:43 F2    
STF 1648   7.8 43 7.5 9.5 12:30.6 +03:30 K0   Near NGC 4457 and NGC 4496
AG 178   1.5 288 8.5 9.0 12:31.1 +02:06 F0    
A 2583   50.0 290 8.0 8.5 12:31.2 +01:19 A5    
STF 1649 157338 15.4 194 7.0 8.0 12:31.6 -11:04 A5/F2    
STF 1658 119482 2.5 9 8.0 10.0 12:35.1 +07:26 F8   Third component sep 112 pa 261 mag 9.5. Also NGC 4526 near
STF 1661 100165 2.4 247 8.5 8.5 12:36.0 +11:24 G5    
STF 1665   8.9 98 8.5 9.0 12:38.7 -05:19 K0   Galaxy NGC 4593 near
STF 1668 119530 1.4 190 7.5 8.0 12:40.9 +08:49 F2    
GAMMA VIR 138917 4.7 306 3.5 3.5 12:41.7 -01:27 F0    
31 VIR 119538 4.0 37 5.5 11.5 12:41.9 +06:48 B9    
RST 4965   7.6 97 8.0 11.0 12:45.0 -08:32 K0    
STF 1677 138915 16.2 348 7.0 8.0 12:45.3 -03:53 A3    
STF 1681   8.7 197 8.5 8.5 12:49.5 +03:49 G0    
STF 1682 159549 30.8 301 6.5 9.0 12:51.4 -10:20 G8    
STF 1689   28.6 211 6.5 9.0 12:55.5 +11:29 M4 *** Nice color contrasting double
STF 1690   5.8 148 7.5 9.0 12:56.3 -04:51 A0    
STT 256 139053 0.8 93 7.0 7.5 12:56.5 -00:57 F5    
A 146 139061 2.0 296 7.0 10.0 12:57.5 -09:45 F5    
STF 1701 119696 21.6 306 7.5 9.5 12:59.3 +06:30 G5    
44 VIR 139086 20.9 54 6.0 11.0 12:59.7 -03:49 A2    
46 VIR 139096 1.1 165 6.0 11.0 13:00.6 -03:22 K2    
BU 928   2.1 316 8.0 9.0 13:03.4 -06:26 F0   Nice brouping of 3 stars
SAO 119745 119745 8.7 332 9.0 9.5 13:03.5 +09:27 G3    
STF 1719 119773 7.5 1 7.5 8.0 13:07.4 +00:34 F5    
THETA VIR 139189 7.2 343 4.5 9.0 13:10.0 -05:31 A1    
BU 931   4.9 205 6.5 11.5 13:10.8 +13:18 K0    
54 VIR 157798 5.3 34 6.0 7.0 13:13.5 -18:49 A0    
STF 1734 119889 1.0 179 6.5 7.5 13:20.7 +02:56 A0    
SA0 157895 150895 19.4 309 7.5 10.0 13:22.8 -13:11 A2    
STF 1738 157905 3.9 281 8.0 8.0 13:23.3 -14:55 F8    
STF 1740 119910 26.5 75 7.0 7.0 13:23.6 +02:43 G5    
BU 610 181615 3.9 16 7.0 10.5 13:23.8 -20:55 K0    
STF 1742 119913 1.0 353 7.5 8.0 13:24.4 +01:24 A2    
BU 460 157920 2.3 34 8.0 10.5 13:25.1 -15:37 A2    
A 2490 119942 1.1 97 8.0 11.0 13:28.2 +02:14 K0    
STF 1746   25.0 247 7.5 10.5 13:28.2 +09:27 K0    
72 VIR 139370 29.6 16 6.0 11.5 13:30.4 -06:28 A5    
STF 1751   5.7 60 7.5 10.5 13:30.7 +09:18 K0    
STF 1757 139416 2.6 104 7.5 8.5 13:34.3 -00:19 K1    
BU 114 139415 1.2 155 8.0 8.5 13:34.3 -08:36 F8    
81 VIR 139447 2.6 40 7.5 7.5 13:37.6 -07:52 K2   Third component sep 14.1 pa 328 mag 11
STF 1764 119557 15.7 32 7.0 8.5 13:37.7 +02:22 K0    
84 VIR 120082 3.0 229 5.5 8.0 13:43.0 +03:31 K2    
STF 1775   27.7 336 7.0 9.5 13:43.5 -04:17 K2    
86 VIR 158952 1.3 303 6.0 10.5 13:46.0 -12:25 G7    
STF 1788 139618 3.3 91 6.5 7.5 13:55.0 -08:03 G1    
STF 1790 139629 5.4 241 8.5 8.5 13:56.1 -04:37 F8    
TAU VIR 120238 80.1 290 4.5 9.0 14:01.6 +01:32 A3    
STF 1799   4.2 293 8.0 9.0 14:04.8 -06:32 F0    
STF 1802   5.6 279 7.5 9.0 14:08.1 -12:55 G0    
STF 1805 120319 4.8 33 8.5 8.5 14:10.0 +04:00 G5    
STF 1807   6.9 29 7.5 8.0 14:11.3 -03:20 F8    
STF 1813 120349 4.8 192 8.0 8.0 14:13.4 +05:23 A3    
BU 939   87.6 281 8.0 9.0 14:14.2 -08:30 F2   Primary is a spectroscopic double
STF 1819 120370 0.7 268 7.5 8.0 14:15.3 +03:08 F8    
BU 116   3.2 276 8.0 8.5 14:19.5 -13:42 G0    
STF 1833 139897 5.7 172 7.0 7.0 14:22.6 -07:46 G0    
STF 1842 120466 2.7 16 8.5 8.5 14:27.0 +03:41 G0    
PHI VIR 139951 4.7 110 5.0 9.5 14:28.2 -02:13 G0    
STF 1852   25.0 267 7.0 10.0 14:30.0 -04:14 F2    
A 2227 120569 2.0 139 7.0 11.0 14:37.5 +02:17 F8    
STF 1876 140128 1.2 98 8.0 8.5 14:46.4 -07:23 A0    
STF 1881   3.5 359 7.0 9.5 14:47.1 +00:58 A0    
STF 1904 120821 9.9 347 7.0 7.0 15:04.2 +05:29 F0    

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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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