Date & Time: 18 August, 2001, 00.45
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>.
Location of site: Annen, The Netherlands - 53N, 6E
Site classification: Village backyard
Sky darkness: 4.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Bino: Leica 10x42 Trinovid, semi-handheld
|This one was rather tough to split because
of the great magnitude difference. I had to take great care to keep the
bino steady. But several good steady moments showed the companion well.
The position of the faint companion was confimed afterwards with 8cm