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(IAAC) Obj: 34 Orionis (Mintaka) - Inst: 8 inch Dobsonian Deep Space Explorer



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Observer: Penny Fischer
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: March 5th, 8 p.m. EST
Location of site: Central NJ USA (Lat 40, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 3.5-4.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 4 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Major - gibbous or near object
Instrument: 8 inch Dobsonian Deep Space Explorer
Magnification: 47X
Filter(s): 
Object(s): 34 Orionis (Mintaka)
Category: Multiple star
Class: 
Constellation: Orio
Data: mag 2.5  size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
Viewed this easy to split pair using low power tonight.  Quite a bit
of twinkling due to bad atmospheric condtions.
The secondary appeared quite lavender in color today.
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