(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6791 - Inst: 7x50 binoculars

Observer: Lew Gramer
Your skills: Intermediate
Date and UT of Observation: 1997-07-26/27, 03:40 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: ngc6791
Category: Open cluster
Constellation: Lyr
Data: mag 9.5  size 16'
RA/DE: 19h21m  +37o51m
This subtle OC is easy to find, as it forms a right triangle
with theta and eta Lyr, and is just 0.5o N of a pretty binoc
trio of mag. 6 to 8 stars to the SE of theta. Barely visible
to averted vision, with no definite detail noted.