Pretty doubles in TAURUS Other constellations:
Scope
Name
Magn. Sep.
RA
Dec
Remarks
Real favourites:
AT80
GS80
Eta Tau
2.9 - 6.3 - 8.3 - 8.6 117" - 180" -190" 03:47.4 +24:06 "Alcyone" - in M45  
CG11
Struve 670
7.7 - 8.2 2.6"     A very pretty pair in a rich field. Several other (virtual) pairs visible in FOV @ 93x

33

GS80
CG11
Struve 730
6.1 - 6.5 9.6"     A showpiece of two bright white stars. Already visible with the GS80 @ 19x

33

CG11
Struve 742
7.2 - 7.8 3.9"        
CG11
Struve 494
6.9 - 7.0 5.3"     Two yellow stars of almost equal brightness.

33

CG11
Struve 427
6.9 - 8.1 6.8"     Beautiful colorful double, yellow - bluewhite, in rich field.

33

Better than average:
Bino
GS80

Theta Tau

3.4 - 3.8 337"     In Hyades, also visible with unaided eye

33

GS80
LX10
CG11

Chi Tau

5.4 - 7.6 19"     Bluewhite and yellow

33

Bino
AT80
GS80

27 Tau

3.6 - 4.8 5'     "Atlas" - in M45, nice for bino and small scopes  
GS80
CG11
62 Tau
6.2 - 8.6 30"     Yellow and white, in nice field

33

GS80
CG11
Struve 401
6.5 - 6.9 11"     White stars. Struve7 in same FOV  
CG11
Struve 414
8.1 - 8.3 7"     Two white stars of almost equal brightness

33

CG11
Struve 435
7.3 - 8.8 13"     1.5 NW of M45

33

LX10
Struve 444
6.8 - 10.3 3.6"     On the S side of M45  
LX10
CG11
Struve 450
7.1 - 9.1 6.1"     A very pretty double within M45  
CG11
Struve 452
5.1 - 10.2 9"     Large magnitude difference

33

CG11
Struve 479
6.5 - 6.9 9.4"     White and Yellow

33

LX10
Struve 495
6.2 - 8.3 3.8"     Large magnitude difference, very nice with 80x  
CG11
Struve 510
6.9 - 9.9 11"     Primary is deep-yellow  
CG11
Struve 546
7.9 - 9.7 7"     Yellow and deep-yellow

33

CG11
Struve 559
6.9 - 7 3.1"     Two somewhat yellow stars

33

CG11
Struve 572
7.3 - 7.3 4.1"     Two white stars of equal brightness

33

LX10
Struve 582
7.7 - 9.6 - 9.8 6" - 100"     Rich field

 

CG11
Struve 680
6.1 - 10 9"     Primary is yellow  
CG11
Struve 686
9.2 - 9.4 9.3"      

33

CG11
Struve 716
5.9 - 6.6 4.8"     White and yellow

33

CG11
Struve 749
5.8 - 6.5 1.1"     Two bright, white stars, very close to eachother

33

CG11
Struve 777
9.3 - 9.7 5"        
CG11
Struve 805
8.6 - 9.3 12"     Nice and easy double in very rich field, use low power  
GS80
 BU 536
8.2 - 8.4 30"     Primary is deep-orange. Target for small scopes: Within M45, very beautiful field  
Bino
AT80
H 98
6.5 - 7.2 65"     Very pretty double for bino's and small telescopes  
GS80
HJ  3275
7.6 - 7.6 54"     Rich field! Note the very red 119 Tau in the same FOV   
CG11
OS 64
6.7 - 9.8 9"     Primary is deep-orange. In the SE end of M45  
CG11
OS 84
7.3 - 8.2 9.5"     Primary is light-orange  
CG11
OSS 72
6.2 - 9.1 4"     Primary is deep-orange.  

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