OSS 178 in Aquila



Bob Hogeveen 
Star: OSS 178
Date & Time: 17 August, 2001, 23.30
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>. 
Location of site: Annen, The Netherlands - 53N, 6E
Site classification: Village backyard
Sky darkness: 4.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Bino: Leica 10x42 Trinovid, semi-handheld
Magnification: 10x
 
Another yellowish double in Aquila. This one is located in the upper part of the constellation, in the right wing of the eagle, not far from Zeta Aql. It's a wide and easy double, A is yellow, B is a bit faint. Using the C11 shows a yellow A and a white B.
   
Rating: 3
 

 

Paolo Morini
Star: OSS178 (Aql)
Date & Time: July 19, 2005, 20:30 UTC 
Seeing: --
Location of site: home, Ravenna, Italy
Site classification: Urban 
Sky darkness: 3 <Limiting magnitude> 
Conditions: Moon
Temperature: 21° C
Binocular: Miyauchi 30x77

A very interesting star-hopping from Altair and a nice final target.

Binoculars' FOV 2.3 deg at 30x