(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6830 - Inst: 7x50 binoculars

Observer: Lew Gramer
Your skills: Intermediate
Date and UT of Observation: 1997-07-26/27, 03:20 UT
Location: Medford, MA, USA (42N)
Site classification: urban
Limiting magnitude: 5.7 (zenith)
Seeing: 7 (out of 10 highest) - good
Moon up: no
Instrument: 50mm Simmons binoculars
Magnification: 7x
Filters used: None
Object: ngc6830
Category: Open cluster
Constellation: Vul
Data: mag 7.9  size 12'
RA/DE: 19h51m  +23o03m
An indistinct blur to averted vision, just 30' N of 12 Vul.
(See observation of M27 this same night). 12 and nearby 13
Vul form a pretty pair. (See also ngc6823 this same night).
No stellaring or notable irregularity were apparent at 7x.