Re: (IAAC) Obj: 34 Orionis (Mintaka) - Inst: 8 inch Dobsonian Deep Space Explorer

At 9 arc seconds separation, your scope should put
>the stars far enough apart... the problem is picking out the faint

Thanks Eric,

That helps also.  Is the companion so far away though that it doesn't look
to be part of the same system?  I had that same thing with Regulus, the
companion is so far out, it just appears as a FOV star.