Location: Smileys Provincial Park (Nova East), NS
Time: 9:40 PM ADT
S&T Chart Reference: 59, 67
Instrument: 10x30 IS Binoculars
Transparency: Good (3)
Seeing: Good (3)
Tony Schellinck was teaching us how to star hop using our binoculars at Nova East Star Party.
I found M6 then went 45º to the right. The open cluster appeared with a few bright stars within it. Could also locate this visually by going east from Kaus Australis in the Teapot. What was especially noticeable was the line of 4 stars.
Type: Open Cluster
Distance: 0.8 kly