It is extremely difficult to give definite values for limiting magnitudes, because so much must depend upon individual observers. The following table must be regarded as approximate only. The third column refers to stars of equal brilliancy and of about the sixth magnitude. Where the components are unequal, the double will naturally be a more difficult object, particularly if one star is much brighter than the other.
Aperture of object Faintest magnitude Smallest separation glass in inches seconds of arc
8 10 12 15
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