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My effort at Epsilon Bootes with my 12" at x300. This is a sketch made a fews weeks ago in April. From my notes I described the primary as a large luminous mid-yellow colour. The secondary I saw as a much less luminous star with a subtle light blue colour.

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I didn't realize there was such a big difference in magnitude between the two which explains why I've found this a struggle to split.

Thanks.

Dave

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lovely sketch Seb - just as I see it! one of my favourite doubles anywhere in the sky.

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That's a great sketch !.

I was observing this double last night with my C5 - it's a beauty :)

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Thanks guys. It is a beautiful pair...

but then I turn my scope on Albiero and ...well....oh WOW.

It always gets me.

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it is a great sight :)

Can be tricky tho'

Cheers

Ian

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Well that explains why I've not been able to split it myself yet! Must try harder! Lovely sketch though, got an idea of what to expect when I try to split it!

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