Everyone’s favourite double star is now officially not a binary system according to the latest GAIA data release. This is just to show that I don’t care – it’s still the best.

Object IDAlbireo, Beta 1,2 Cygni
Details2018-08-23 20:57 – 21:00 UT
Telescope200mm Newtonian f5
CameraZWO ASI290MC, IR/UV block
Exposure(s)21 x 5s with 5s delay between
CaptureSharpCap 3.1
ProcessingNebulosity 3, Photoshop