Struve 3044

 
Richard Harshaw 
Star: Struve 3044
Date & Time: September 5, 2001,
0230 to 0510 UT
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Transparncy: 6 to 7 (variable, due to high hazy clouds) <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Location of site: Northern Kansas City,
Missouri (USA). 39º15' N, 94º30'W
980 ft above Mean Sea Level
Site classification: suburban 
Sky darkness: -- <Limiting magnitude>
Telescope: Celestron C-8, C-11
Magnification: 112x
Harshaw Scale: 4 <1-5; 1 best>
HD Number 223839
 SAO Number 108883
 ADS Number 17079
Position:  2353+1155  Rating:  2
Components:
 A:  7.3m, F0
 B:  8.1m, F0, 18 -” @ 282 
Year of last AB Measure:  1951
Distance (l.y.): 340, Luminosity (Suns): 16
Observed colors:  W, W 

Observations: Observed at 112x.  Very nice!  W and bW.
Franks saw them as yW and bW.

Notes: The stars share common proper motion.
First measure 18.6" @ 282.
 


 
Jim Phillips
Star: Struve 3044
Date & Time: Sept. 29, 2001
Seeing: 6-7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Location of site: Hodges, South Carolina, USA
Site classification: Suburban.
Temperature: 54ºF
Sky darkness: --- <Limiting magnitude>
Telescope: AP 155 F/7 Apochromat
Magnification: 90x
 
 
Star: Struve 3044
Date & Time: Oct. 17, 2001
Seeing: 5-6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Location of site: Hodges, South Carolina, USA
Site classification: Suburban.
Temperature: 59ºF
Sky darkness: --- <Limiting magnitude>
Telescope: AP 9" F/15 Apochromat
Magnification: 100x
   
Nice White pair. Good with 12 mm Nagler. Magnitude difference easily noted.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nice, near equal, bright white pair. Good at 100X.
   

 
Mary Flanagan
Star: Struve 3044
Date & Time: 12 Oct 2001 01:05 UT
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Transparency: 6 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Location of site: Apple Valley MN, USA
93d 14m 25s W; 44d 45m 17s N
Site classification: Suburban 
Sky darkness: 3 <Limiting magnitude>
Telescope: 12.5" f/5 Dobsonian 
Magnification: 106x
Another pair of white headlights.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 


 
Eddy O’connor
Star: Struve 3044
Date & Time: October 14th  2001
8-9.30 p.m local; UT +9
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Transparency: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Location of site: Terara, New South Wales, Australia
34º52S, 150º.38E
Site classification: Suburban - Rural
Temperature: 18ºC
Sky darkness: 5 - 5.5, No Moon <Limiting magnitude>
Telescope: 8" Newt. F9
Eyepieces: 25mm K, 12.5 mm Ortho
Magnification: 73x, 146x
Harshaw Scale: 3 <1-5, (1 best)>
This is located high over the upper(Southern) part of the great square from here and in a line with 80and 82 Peg.

Comments: A pleasant White star with a Deep Yellow companion in a stark field.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 


 
Jim Jones
Star: Struve 3044
Date & Time: 10/18/01
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Location of site: Lake Oswego, Oregon
Site classification: Suburban.
Sky darkness: 4.2 <Limiting magnitude>
Sky: New moon + 1 days.
Telescope: 8" LX50
Eye Pieces:  42mm Ultima
Magnification: 47x
 
Est PA without inst...285d
Primary...yellow
Companion...blue-white

Two almost equally bright stars in an empty field. A pair of headlights on an lonely road.  Well, one is a bit dim. It'll probably need replaced soon. A single bright star to the NE and that's about it.