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A Couple of Crackers in Corvus

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Corvus was visible low to the south, just above the roof of the shed and id one of those constellations that don't get a lot of attention.  I was looking for doubles n this small constellation and hot upon a pair of beauts.
STF 1604:  A lovely 7th magnitude yellow primary sits with a 8th magnitude pale blue companion.  Close to the primary is a 10th magnitude white star that makes this system a triple star.

STF 1669:  Two golden 6th magnitude stars sit in close proximity to each other, the separation is 5.3 and using higher magnifications really show this pair to their best.  There is a fainter third member, 10th magnitude, but it gets lost in the beauty of the primary and secondary.

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Hi Paul,

Sounds like you observed some nice doubles last night. Those little surprises when observing are lovely moments. Nice finds!

All the best,

Darren.
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