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14 May 2017 at 5:43 pm #578211
The attached image shows NGC 6946 acquired on 2017 May 14 at 11:07 UT using iTelescope T24 in California (the average of 3 x 120s exposures) and a comparison DSS image (using Aladin v9.0). The cross and red circle shows the new object (not visible in the DSS image). A larger version of the image is attached.
Astrometrica gives a magnitude of V=13.1 and position RA 20 34 44.24, Dec +60 11 36.1 (J2000) for the new object.