A pair of double stars, globular cluster NGC 6934, and the Cheeseburger Nebula
September 1-8, 2011: Double stars Gamma Delphini and Epsilon Equulei offer small-telescope owners nice views, while large-telescope owners can seek out globular cluster NGC 6934 in Delphinus and the Cheeseburger Nebula (NGC 7026) in Cygnus.
September 1, 2011
Each week, Astronomy magazine Senior Editor Michael E. Bakich, a master at explaining how to observe, posts a podcast about three objects or events you can see in the sky.
NGC 6934 floats 3.9° south of magnitude 4.0 Epsilon (ε) Delphini. It shines at magnitude 8.9 and measures 5.9' across.
Photo by Astronomy: Roen Kelly
Targets for September 1-8, 2011
Small telescope: A pair of double stars, Gamma Delphini and Epsilon Equulei
8-inch or larger telescope: Globular cluster NGC 6934
8-inch or larger telescope: The Cheeseburger Nebula (NGC 7026)
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