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RA: 18h 15m 22s
Dec: −70° 42′ 30″
Ch: MSA:1532, U2:455, SA:26
Ref: Streicher, DSH
Mag: B=?, V=?
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Polokwane (23.90S, 29.47E, 1310m).
16-inch f/10 SCT (127x)
Eight stars that stands out strongly against the background star-field. A beautiful white 6.7 magnitude (HD 165861) of this string is situated to the south with seven fainter stars that extend towards the north. The stars in the centre is somewhat fainter but globally seen this uneven string exhibits well against the background star-field. Comment: Guide search then visually; sketch done. Magnitude estimate: 5.5. Size estimate: 12.0 arcmin.
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