Visual Confirmation of Pairs in the WDS

There are several thousand pairs in the WDS which have only one observation - that of the discoverer -and the WDS project team have requested confirming observations. There is a useful opportunity here to contribute by checking these pairs and seeing, firstly if they exist, and secondly to make an estimate of the rel ative positions and magnitudes to see if any have moved significantly since discovery. Many of these pairs would be suitable for both visual and CCD imaging or could be located on the various sky surveys. The list can be found on the USNO website.

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