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    Default Friedrich Struve catalog of double stars - primary source :)



    Have you ever stumble on double stars labeled with STF or "sigma" sign followed by numbers, looking through star maps or on-line resources? They were cataloged by Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve in XIX century.

    Many of them are popular targets for double star splitters and included in various on-line databases or printed atlases. Many, but not all . For some shown in Interstellarum Deep Sky Atlas I could not find any info in books or on-line. So I figure out why not go for the primary source?

    Behold

    Catalogus novus stellarum duplicium published in 1824.

    https://books.google.com/books?id=sP...page&q&f=false

    Info is split to several tables, but you can find RA/DEC, magnitudes and separation. My Latin is rudimentary, but I had fun looking through pages.
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    Default Re: Friedrich Struve catalog of double stars - primary source :)

    Thanks! I will give it a look.
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    Default Re: Friedrich Struve catalog of double stars - primary source :)

    That's awesome, Andrey! Good find and thanks!

    Yeah, my Latin is, um, rather rusty too.

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    Default Re: Friedrich Struve catalog of double stars - primary source :)

    I'm afraid my Latin is rusty too since Catholic high school. Gaul is divided into three parts. In hoc signo vincere!

    Thanks for bringing this to our attention Andrey, very cool!
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    Default Re: Friedrich Struve catalog of double stars - primary source :)

    Nice link Bigzmey thanks for sharing it
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    Cool link Bigzmey, thanks for the share!
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    Default Re: Friedrich Struve catalog of double stars - primary source :)

    Here is a link to a picture of the magnificent Fraunhofer refractor he used to do most of his observing with. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Univer..._2015_-_04.jpg
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    Default Re: Friedrich Struve catalog of double stars - primary source :)

    Just a reminder, however, that I doubt he was using our most recent epoch so the RA and DEC may be a little off in some cases.

    But it is an old and respected catalog!

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    Default Re: Friedrich Struve catalog of double stars - primary source :)

    Quote Originally Posted by Gabby76 View Post
    Here is a link to a picture of the magnificent Fraunhofer refractor he used to do most of his observing with. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Univer..._2015_-_04.jpg
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    Default Re: Friedrich Struve catalog of double stars - primary source :)

    Hi Gabby! Thanks for the great link! Wow I would love to have the job of keeping the dust off that beauty!
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