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Double Stars in Ursa Minor
The Little Bear
Here is a listing of the 17 or so best doubles in Ursa Minor.
The star name contains a link so you may click there to see more detailed information about this double star.
Some entries may return multiple entries, click on each and the information will be displayed.
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Name SAO Sep PA Mag1 Mag2 RA Dec Spect Color Comments
POLARIS 308 18.4 218 2.0 9.0 02:31.9 +89:16 F7    
STF 1583   11.1 285 7.5 8.5 12:00.4 +87:01 A2 ***  
BU 799 7741 1.0 250 6.5 8.5 13:04.8 +73:01 A5    
STF 1771 7851 1.7 78 8.0 8.5 13:36.7 +69:46 F5    
HJ 2682   26.1 280 7.0 10.0 13:40.7 +76:49 A5    
STF 1798   7.3 12 7.5 9.5 13:55.0 +78:24 F2    
STF 1849 7994 1.1 4 8.5 9.0 14:19.7 +76:42 F5    
STF 1840   27.0 222 6.5 9.0 14:19.9 +67:47 A0    
STF 1915 2433 2.5 321 7.0 10.0 14:33.2 +85:57 K0    
HU 908 8111 1.2 258 6.5 10.0 14:53.1 +78:10 K0   Third component sep 113 pa 142 mag 9
STF 1905 8125 3.7 160 8.5 8.5 14:56.8 +70:50 F8    
STF 1928 8177 6.8 274 9.0 9.5 15:09.3 +72:27 G5    
STF 3125 16732 2.2 269 9.0 9.5 15:25.5 +67:03 K2    
STF 1972 2558 31.1 80 6.5 8.0 15:29.3 +80:26 G0 ***  
STF 1980 2568 10.0 50 9.0 9.5 15:32.4 +81:03 F0    
STF 2034 2625 1.2 117 7.5 8.0 15:48.7 +83:37 A3    
ADS 10214 8612 2.9 189 6.0 9.5 16:43.1 +77:30 F2   third component sep 115 pa 14 mag 10

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Some information gathered from Burgham's Celestial Handbooks and converted to J2000, other from my own observations.
Page 2003 Kevin Muenzler, Eagle Creek Observatory.