Struve 2606 in Cygnus

Richard Harshaw
Star: Struve 2606
Date & Time: Enf of July, 2001
Seeing: 8 down to 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Transparency: 7 down to 5 <1-10 Transparency Scale (10 best)>
Temperature: 30ºC ( 86ºF)
Location of site: Kansas City, USA
Site classification: suburban 
Sky darkness: 4.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Telescope: Celestron 11" SCT f/10
Eyepiece: 5mm Lanthanum 
Magnification: 560x 
Harshaw rating: 4
W and yW, with similar seeing ast OS 387 (fluctuated between a peanut and a clean split


Jim Phillips
Star: Struve 2606
Date & Time: July 20, 2002
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Transparency: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Location of site: Greenwood, South Carolina USA
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 3.0 <Limiting magnitude> 
Telescope: TMB 8" F/9
Eyepieces: Binoviewer with and without  barcon
plus extension (3.2X)Zeiss abbe orthos, 4mm, 10mm, 16mm and 34mm Brandons, 12mm
Magnification: 173x, 365x, 486x
Suspected with 34mm (173X). Seen with 16mm (365X). Clear 
separation with 12mm Brandons (486X).