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Old 07-09-2016, 04:15 PM
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The Mekon (John Briggs)
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Steve, yes I also noted this - but due to the new joys of GoTo, it was unexpected. Last night I was out observing with my AT106 (EQ6 mounted). Sent the scope to M19, with intention of viewing three globulars in the same field (M19 6293 6284) and behold a bright "star" that should not be there! Did not take me long to realise Mars was in the 2.8 degree field.
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