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Double Stars in Volans
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Here is a listing of the 10 or so best doubles in Volans.
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
I 351 256326 10.7 334 6.5 10.0 06:40.9 -71:45 K0    
HJ 3929B   9.2 238 7.5 10.0 06:57.1 -72:02 G0    
GAMMA VOL 256374 13.6 300 4.0 5.5 07:08.8 -70:29 G8/F4    
HJ 3997 256428 2.0 120 7.0 7.0 07:35.4 -74:16 B9    
EPSILON VOL 250128 6.1 24 4.5 8.0 08:08.0 -68:36 A0/B5    
I 192 250138 2.0 173 7.0 9.5 08:09.0 -68:59 A0    
I 9 256489 1.0 300 7.5 7.5 08:14.8 -73:48 A5    
THETA VOL 256535 45.0 108 5.5 10.0 08:39.1 -70:23 A0    
HRG 19 250332 4.5 165 7.5 10.5 08:48.4 -65:26 K0    
HJ 4164 250396 10.7 145 7.5 10.0 08:57.6 -66:12 K0 ***  

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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.