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Photographer:

Dr Alan Potts

Email:

tothereandback5@gmail.com

Location of Photo:

Newport, South Wales, UK

Date/Time of photo:

13th May 2020 at 00h 47m (UTC)

Equipment:

130mm Sky-Watcher Newtonian and Nikon D3200 DSLR

Description:

A single-frame image of the beautiful double star Albireo (Beta Cygni). The angular separation is approximately 34 arcseconds, easily resolved with modest optical aid. Albireo A is a K3 (orange) giant whilst Albireo B is a B8 (blue) upper main sequence star.

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