(IAAC) Obj: NGC 7662 - Inst: 7x50 binoculars

Observer: Lew Gramer
Your skills: Intermediate
Date and UT of Observation: 1997-07-25/26, 05:45 UT
Location: Medford, MA, USA (42N)
Site classification: urban
Limiting magnitude: 5.8 (zenith), increasing cirrus
Seeing: 6 (out of 10 highest) - above average
Moon up: yes, 50% (barely visible at site)
Instrument: 50mm Simmons binoculars
Magnification: 7x
Filters used: None
Object: ngc7662
Category: Planetary nebula
Constellation: And
Data: mag 9.2  size 32"x28"
RA/DE: 23h26m  +42o32m
Spotted as a SUBTLY non-stellar brightening in the background,
one-third of the distance from the pretty stellar pair iota and
kappa And, to their neighbor omicron And. Just S of the Nernmost
vertex star (13 And) of a small triangle of mag. 6 and 7 stars.
[NOTE: Mislabelled ngc 7562 in Peterson's _Field Guide_ charts!]