(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6823 - Inst: 7x50 binoculars

Observer: Lew Gramer
Your skills: Intermediate
Date and UT of Observation: 1997-07-26/27, 03:25 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: ngc6823
Category: Open cluster
Constellation: Vul
Data: mag 7.1  size 12'
RA/DE: 19h43m  +23o18m
Less than 1 binocular field W of ngc6830 (see observation on
this same night), and somewhat fainter. This was a tough OC
to spot, nearby and N of the Nern vertex of of a triangle of
mag. 7 stars (HDs 186310, 186021, and 186412, clockwise). A
very interesting little area for binoculars: 2 OCs and a PN!