Sep 7, 2021 Waikoloa, HI (map)
28cm f/10 SCT, NexStar 11" GyPSy @ 175x
Seeing: 7 Transparency: 6 Moon: 0%
Pale orange, a 10th magnitude companion visible 6" northeast, the star sits mid-stream in the Western Veil Nebula NGC 6960, visible as a ghostly band north to south in the field.
Gaia DR2 data shows matching parallax and comparable proper motion for the companion, likely a binary pair.
6 objects found within 120'
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