Oct 11, 2023 Waikoloa, HI (map)
20cm f/6 Newtonian, Cave Astrola @ 136x
Seeing: 6 Transparency: 7 Moon: 0%
A binary consisting of a yellow 5th magnitude primary and a 6th magnitude companion visble 3" east, a 9th magnitude star is seen 1' east, 36' southwest of M79
Gaia EDR3 data reveals the pair HD 35162 / HD 35163 to be a binary with comparable proper motions, the 9th magnitude listed as C in WDS seen 1' east is a background star
6 objects found within 60'
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