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Brightest Double Stars in the Hipparcos Catalogue

HIPName Designation V Mags V MagsSep.(arcsec)P.A. (deg) Chart
32349Sirius 9 alpha CMa -1.44 8.49 3.5 346 322
71683Rigil Kentalpha Cen -0.01 1.35 19.1 215 985
69673Arcturus*16 alpha Boo 0.00 3.33 0.3 198 696
37279Procyon 10 alpha CMi 0.40 10.30 5.2 28 224
68702 beta Cen 0.664.03 0.9 234 986
60718Acrux alpha Cru1.34 1.73 4.1 113 1002
26727Alnitak 50 zeta Ori 1.88 4.01 2.4 164 253
54061Dubhe 50 alpha UMa 1.88 4.80 0.7 270 561
86228 theta Sco 1.91 5.30 6.5 315 1458
36850Castor 66 alpha Gem 1.93 2.97 3.1 76 130
42913 delta Vel 1.97 5.55 0.7 5 981
41037Avior* varepsilon Car 2.03 3.99 0.5 132 996
9640Almaak 57 gamma And2.194.88 9.6 63 101
65378Mizar 79 zeta UMa 2.233.85 14.4 152 572
50583Algieba 41 gamma Leo 2.333.48 4.6 124 708
78401 7 delta Sco 2.42 4.64 0.1344 1398
25930Mintaka* 34 delta Ori 2.53 3.88 0.3 140 254

*Duplicity discovered by Hipparcos.
Sep. is separation
P.A. is position angle

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