oa MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Communications
|© Publisher:||Astronomical Society of Southern Africa (ASSA)|
|Journal||MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa|
|Author||M.N. Hirst, W.P., Fysh|
|Publication Date||Apr 1943|
|Pages||32 - 34|
|Keyword(s)||Aurora, Betelgeuse, Companion star, Elliptic arc, Great Nebula in Orion, Mass of Pluto, Mercury, Moving outwards, Principal star, Pyramidal shafts, Rectilinear motion, Rigel and Zodiacal light|
The double star 3208 was first measured by Burnham in 1874. The distance was then about 1.ï¿½4 and the position angle about 30ï¿½. Both components are fairly bright the principal star being about the 5th. magnitudes while the companion is of the 7th. mag.
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